Getting Great People on Board

I believe the real difference between success and failure in a corporation can be very often traced to the question of how well the organization brings out the great energies and talents of its people.

—Thomas J. Watson Jr.

In chapter 2, we talked about how to translate your team’s vision into a tangible and measurable strategy to address an environment with changing technology, market opportunities, and customer needs. To execute the strategy, however, you need to get the right people on board. After all, a key part of our definition of leadership is that much of your impact is through others. That means building ...

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