#1 Business Problem: We don't have enough talent to get it all done (and no more are coming). So let's flip recruiting and reinvent the way we work. Let's create cultures where people offer discretionary effort because it's fun and feels good. Let's build around people who say "count on me" for projects and pieces of work. It's a powerful thing to get our heads around.
Fun 101 for the Humor Impaired
Creating the Count on Me Culture means getting good at all five "Fs" --- and FUN is one of them. Are you having fun at work? Are your associates? Let's look at this little gem of inspiration and linger in the question of productive fun for a moment.
Facilitating Adult Friendships from the Start
One of the "Five Fs" of flipping the recruiting table in a sansdemic (permanent people shortage) is the simple act of thinking about adult friendships and how we can facilitate those from the very first meeting. The interview is about meeting a new friend, not judging a candidate. That's a mindflip that is core to creating the Count on Me Culture.
Five New Fundamentals in Recruiting: Flipping the Table
We're flipping the table in recruiting. Why? Because that's our best strategy in a sansdemic (too few people in the workforce). The permanent people shortage calls for major shifts in our approach to recruiting. And these five new fundamentals can help.
A New Playbook for Hiring
Employees are hard to find and retain – to succeed, we need a new playbook. In this episode, Lisa discusses new strategies and solutions to help you find your best way forward.
Potluck Dinners and Leading Work Today
The mother of innovation is the model of the potluck dinner. Everyone who comes in to work is bringing their skill/talent/effort, and that "offering" is like a casserole. If we can receive their offering with grace, and match it with others' offerings, we can not only get through, but succeed.
In the discipline of restraint, in conquering yourself, you will find both invitation and influence.