Hire better than yourself

by Volker Weber

Guy Kawasaki states the obvious:

In the Macintosh Division, we had a saying, "A player hire A players; B players hire C players" -- meaning that great people hire great people. On the other hand, mediocre people hire candidates who are not as good as they are, so they can feel superior to them. (If you start down this slippery slope, you'll soon end up with Z players; this is called The Bozo Explosion. It is followed by The Layoff.)

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If "A players hire A players; B players hire C players", then who hires the B players?

Villi Helgason, 2006-02-03 18:33

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