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Business Productivity Strategies for Success (Collection) by Daniel Silvert, Merrick Rosenberg, Mark I. Woods, Jerry Weissman, Martha I. Finney, Trapper Woods

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Truth 53. People don’t quit their bosses, they quit their colleagues

You have, no doubt, heard this maxim: “People don’t quit their companies, they quit their bosses.” No pressure or anything.

It could be that this is no longer true—if it ever was. According to Michael Haid, senior vice president of talent management for Right Management, people are more inspired to stay by the quality of who their colleagues are than who their immediate boss might be. So, it stands to reason that your own role as a leader and standard setter might have shifted in response to this change. Your role in getting the best from people is actually to create an environment where they get the best from each other.

According to the 2012 World of Work Trends study released ...

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