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42. Surrounded by winners

Never hire out of pity – feeling sorry for someone might make you sleep better for a few nights but having a great team will help you sleep well for years!

Your organisational structure should be a pyramid, not a flat line. If others want to lead so much, let them set up their own business.

They say a strong business is only as strong as the people working for the business – and it’s true, whoever they are. There really is only so much that one person can do, and you will have to hire staff to help you realise your business ambitions. What we are all looking for when hiring staff is versions of ourselves who are quite easy to mould and as passionate about the business as we are. This seldom happens. Every person is ...

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