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Are you building a championship team or a recipe for failure?
Jack Welch, the legendary business executive and former CEO of General Electric (GE), understood the critical importance of people and values in building successful organizations. He believed that the key to a thriving company lies in having the right people who not only possess the necessary skills and competencies but also align with the core values of the organization.
For Jack, there is no middle ground when it comes to values. In fact, he emphasized that competency in commitments and living the core values are the two essential factors in evaluating the suitability of individuals in a team.
He also believed that the right people contribute to making the CEO’s life easier and help foster a positive and thriving organizational culture. On the other hand, individuals who do not align with the values become a hindrance, causing damage to the organization’s ability to grow and succeed.
In this episode, I delve into a range of topics that shed light on the remarkable success achieved by Jack Welch. I will also talk about the key factors that contribute to the overall success and cohesion of an organization, and why hiring for value alignment is crucial to the success of a company.
- The success Jack Welch achieved during his tenure at General Electric (GE)
- The importance of understanding the underlying principles of success
- The most crucial things for the success and cohesion of the organization
- Core values and how they help build a successful organization
- Why it matters to hire for value alignment
- And other topics…
Lessons on Winning and Profitability from Jack Welch: https://neilpatel.com/blog/winning-and-profitability/
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Book: The Core Value Equation https://www.amazon.com/Core-Value-Equation-Framework-Limitless/dp/1544506708
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