Most companies discourage questions—you get fired for asking too many. We’re the opposite…
You can get fired if you don’t ask ENOUGH questions.
Why? Because we value Learning, and you can’t learn if you don’t Ask Questions.
Encouraging people to ask Questions helps us learn faster and earn Smarter Results.
If you have a negative experience with a company, you find them online to leave a negative review.
And maybe you should.
But how quick are you to contact companies when something goes RIGHT?
I give positive feedback as quickly as I’d give negative feedback.
Will you make the necessary sacrifices for success?
If society wants to shame your sacrifices for success, remember:
Whether you’re President of the United States, President of a business, or the lowest paid person in a company, there is no success without sacrifice.
You’re growing fast, and you can’t hire fast enough. But you also can’t find the right people. That’s painful.
But it’s not nearly as painful as hiring the wrong person because they were the best you could find at the time.
Are you hiring the Best or the Best Available?
It’s challenging being surrounded by people who are smarter than you. That’s the goal.
If you want people to blindly sing your praises, that’s great. This isn’t for you.
But if you want to grow a company that’s bigger than you, surround yourself with people who are smarter than you.
ALWAYS negotiate over the phone, not email.
On a call, you can convey emotion.
Over email, you only have words on a screen—you rely on chance.
If your opponent expects a game of chance like Candy Land and you’re ready for chess, who wins?
Here’s how to play chess in negotiations: