Set up staff for success

A four-step process to put people in the right jobs.

Joe Bertotto, chief culture officer, Vizo Financial

The primary job of any manager is to produce results. Some are better at it than others.

There are many reasons for that variation, but one of the most striking is that highly effective managers recognize success in getting work done with excellence is all about fit. These great managers know performance ties directly to how closely the work matches the strengths of their team members.

That’s why great managers mold the job to the person.

I’m not necessarily talking about rewriting the job description. You can certainly do that, but I’m talking about taking an individualized approach to distributing assignments, tasks, responsibilities, and projects.


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