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How to Have the Best Employees (Collection) by David Russo, Douglas A. Klein, David Sirota

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Foreword: Great Teams, Great People, Great Leaders

I first met David Russo at a Jimmy V. charity golf event, in North Carolina. Jim Valvano, the charismatic basketball coach of North Carolina State, died of cancer 12 years ago, and the V Foundation, which he founded before his death, raises funds for cancer research. So, it wasn’t hard to pick out like-minded people at the charity event: Everyone was there to help raise money for a worthy cause and in memory of a great man. However, when I first met David, I immediately knew we would grow to be friends, and I sensed it after just a few minutes of chatting and a couple holes of golf. Why? Well, I recognized that he was one of my tribe. We have roots in Pittsburgh. His roots come from birth, and ...

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