Archive for Being the Right Person

Vulnerability as a Key to Good Hiring and Great Leadership

Vulnerability is a key to good hiring.  It is a key to great Leadership as well. My workers know a key value for our company is Transparency which is deep vulnerability. For us to be great at finding great hires, we have to be experts on transparency (yes, vulnerability). So, I was at a GLS […]

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The Value of Transparency in Hiring

Lets talk transparency in hiring. In China, I know a business where a production manager physically intimidated a quality manager. Workers had to restrain the production manager from hitting the quality manager in a meeting. The Western leader never knew this happened. We need to have businesses where information like this moves to the right […]

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The Company or Me

The topic I am raising is am I working for my company foremost or me?  And what about my workers? Are they putting the company before their own interest? Me First First is: Have I personally got it straight that I am first working for the company and then working for me? I am at […]

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Yes, The Problem Is Us – Denial Hurts

Optimism and positive thinking are key principles of leadership – but when it blinds leaders to real risks then it is harmful. The Problem is Us – Let’s Look in the Mirror I remember politely telling one GM that his factory was like a train wreck waiting to happen. I could not say which wheel […]

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About the China Recruiting Blog

Welcome to the China Recruiting Blog The China Recruiting Blog started as the China Business Leadership Blog Dec 2010. You can see blogs here all the way to that strong but tenuous start.  I write about a lot of issues as have a lot of experience since starting to work in China in 1991. However, […]

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