You are patient zero

It seems everywhere I go, organizations are struggling with labor challenges. Where do we find good people? How do we keep them? How can we get them to be more engaged? And more recently: Is there a trick to get people to show up for an interview?

There’s no doubt…it’s tough out there right now. It remains an employees’ market.

John Maxwell famously said, “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” It has been said that every business failure is a leadership failure. Of course, not everything is your fault. Many of the challenges that creep into your organization show up unexpected and uninvited.

Nevertheless, when gauging a department, branch or organization, we see the symptoms—but we look for the leader.


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