BUILD AN “A” TEAM (Harvard Business Review Press 2018)

Remain competitive by building a team feeling engaged and challenged at your workplace.

Whitney Johnson is named on the Thinkers 50 list, is a CEO adviser and the author of the critically acclaimed Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work (2015) and Build an “A” Team: Play To Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve (2018).

Here are the main ideas from The Growth Faculty interview with Whitney Johnson:

  1. To Build An “A” Team, You Have to Disrupt Your Team.
  2. Most Employees Say They Don’t Feel Engaged at Work.
  3. The Key Is the S Curve of Learning.
  4. Hire for Expansive Potential Rather Than Proficiency.
  5. We Need Friction, We Need Something to Push Up Against, To Perform.
  6. Crouch Before You Jump.


Access the full article HERE on LinkedIn for a detailed key learnings and insights from the interview with Whitney Johnson.

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