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Who Are Your Best People? by Chris Dunn, Robin Stuart-Kotze

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chapter 2

How can you identify Best people?

As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

Andrew Carnegie

Only a mediocre person is always at his best.

Lawrence Peter

Almost everyone has some talent. The question is: talent for what? Individuals can be good at any number of things – flying an aeroplane, fishing, stealing cars, teaching children, playing football, selling, designing machines, leading people, etc. What we’re interested in here is talent in terms of the ability to do things that help an organization perform well. Every organization has performance objectives and therefore every organization needs to have people with the ability and capacity to do things that enable them to achieve these ...

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