Posts by Shay Hughes

It’s Who They Are That Matters Most

on June 26, 2017

Here is a thought exercise that can help leaders think about and identify the keys to creating a truly great team:

Pick any existing company. You will then be given the assignment to take the people in that company out of their present industry, profession, or endeavors, and put them in a business completely different from what they presently do. For example, if you choose the people in a manufacturing company, they may then be assigned to open a women’s clothing store, or a fast foot restaurant, or an IT consulting firm. What existing business team would you choose as being able to succeed no matter what the assignment or endeavor?

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Shay Hughes

Shay Hughes is president, COO, and owner of Hughes Marino, an award-winning commercial real estate company specializing in tenant representation and building purchases with offices in San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Seattle. Shay writes about business leadership and company culture on her blog, Lead from Within. Contact Shay at 1-844-NO-CONFLICT or to learn more.

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