“Thank God It’s Monday” is to help companies thrive!
This week’s focus: business execution
This young child offered a stark contrast with someone I met this past week about a job opportunity within a client company. The energy, passion, excitement of this person could not have been less in evidence. The person was going through the motions, giving me pat answers, and, apparently, looking for an opportunity to make some money, not engage with me about an exciting, start-up opportunity with a leading-edge technology division of a global company.
Showing up is not enough. Candidates need to demonstrate not only the capacity to do a job but also demonstrate initiative, passion, leadership in past roles, and enthusiasm for that role. It’s these secondary qualities that help a person and their company thrive.
Thought for the week:
What do you think? I welcome your blog comments!
Dave Gardner, Gardner & Associates Consulting http://www.gardnerandassoc.com
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