2. Stop Hiring the Wrong People
By Patrick Lencioni - August 2019
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2. Stop Hiring the Wrong PeopleAt the Table with Patrick Lencioni
Patrick Lencioni and Cody Thompson explore why so many companies hire?poorly. They present three qualities to look for in?an interview that have nothing to do with technical expertise or experience,?and?they?reveal the most dangerous hire that companies should avoid at all costs.
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7:50 — Patrick Lencioni defines the humble, hungry & smart model.
11:00 — Patrick Lencioni describes people who have just one of the three virtues.
11:23 — People who are only humble: The Pawn
12:19 — People who are only hungry: The Bulldozer
12:53 — People who are only smart: The Charmer
14:19 — Patrick Lencioni describes people who have two of the three virtues.
14:48 — People who are humble and hungry: Accidental Mess-Maker.
15:42 — People who are humble and smart: Lovable Slacker.
17:17 — People who are smart and hungry: Skillful Politician.
18:36 — Cody Thompson asks Patrick Lencioni how to interview within this model.
19:25 — Interview Tip 1: have a non-traditional interview process
23:14 — Patrick Lencioni gives an example of hiring based on company values – Southwest Airlines
26:20 — Interview Tip 2: ask the question three times.
31:28 — Interview Tip 3: who should be doing the interviewing?
33:25 — Interview Tip 4: scare them with sincerity.
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