Horses and People = Breeding and Past Performance
When selecting people, there are two key ingredients that Dr. Phil and most authorities will recommend you check very thoroughly. One is the past performance of the person you are thinking of hiring, and second is the environment in which he or she has worked over the years with various companies that will determine attitude, work ethic, values, and principles. There is a common parallel with picking quality people and picking racehorses.
Timely Gift came from a Chicago racetrack where it had an unparalleled record of winning. The horse came out of great breeding stock and, as I approached the play window, it was clearly obvious this class horse could not be beaten by the other nags in the ...