Dear entrepreneurs, dear managers:
Whether we've met before or not – I expect you'll all agree with my hypothesis: Important and responsible tasks should only be delegated to capable, highly committed people. Which, in my experience, immediately raises the next question: Where can you find these "right", responsible people?
Apples falling far from the trees
Normally you have two options: hire new people for good money – or develop them yourself. Unfortunately, recruiting good people is becoming increasingly difficult, even with full pockets, as the war for talent is in full swing: Unless you’re a big name like Apple or Google, chances are you'll have to settle for what feels like second choice. (A popular fallacy, by the way, as talents don't only go for brands but also look at corporate purpose and culture, development opportunities, and much more. ) Ultimately, your best option...