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Kevin & Jackie Freiberg

Hiring Formula

Two Types of People

In every organization, there are two types of people: those who add and multiply and those who subtract and divide.

If it’s obvious that adders and multipliers generate optimism and enthusiasm, why do so many organizations end up with toxic people who detract and damage team culture? The short answer is that we justify toxic people because of their skill level rather than their character.

For more, here’s an excerpt from Chapter 7 of Bochy Ball, illustrating the payoff organizations experience when they place CHARACTER at the top of the list when hiring employees.

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