Hiring For Goodness Not Greatness Lets Startup Founders Manage Less And Trust More

"As a startup founder, one of the hardest things you have to learn to do is to relinquish control. Once you start hiring you have to work incredibly hard to resist the temptation to micromanage your team. I still remember the first time one of my team asked me politely to “leave shit alone”. It was a tough thing to hear, but I recognised the message I was given. It wasn’t just about micromanaging, it was about something much deeper."

Alan Downie, Business Review Weekly, 23 July 2015. Read more

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