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“Hire people who are smarter than you are—whose talents surpass yours—and give them opportunities for growth. It’s the smart thing to do and it is a sign of high personal humility.” 

― Bruna Martinuzzi, The Leader as a Mensch: Become the Kind of Person Others Want to Follow, founder of Clarion Enterprises

“You hire the best people you can possibly find. Then it’s up to you to create an environment where great people decide to stay and invest their time.” 

― Rich Lesser, CEO Boston Consulting Group

“If you make a hiring mistake, make the change quickly. Don’t ignore problems. Don’t assume it will get better.” 

― Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics, CEO Blackhawk Partners, Inc.

“Dating and hiring have a lot in common.” 

― Scott Wintrip, High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant, Recruiting expert

“Don’t hire anyone you wouldn’t want to run into in the hallway at three in the morning.” 

― Tina Fey, Bossypants, Comedian, writer, producer

“Hiring the wrong people is the fastest way to undermine a sustainable business.” 

― Kevin J. Donaldson

“Hiring should always be part of your long-term strategy, not a quick fix to an immediate problem.” 

― Steven J. Bowen, Total Value Optimization: Transforming Your Global Supply Chain Into a Competitive Weapon, Founder and Chairman Maine Point

“I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day, you bet on people, not on strategies.”

– Lawrence Bossidy, executive and GE and Honeywell

“It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.”

– Steve Jobs, Apple Founder

“Hiring the right people takes time, the right questions and a healthy dose of curiosity. What do you think is the most important factor when building your team? For us, it’s personality.”

—Richard Branson, business revolutionary


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