Thursday, February 16, 2012

The Diamond in the rough

Although I'm certainly not a recruiter, this book was a fascinating read about what to look for when building a team, company, or star. Exceptional talent has to be cultivated, and in many cases great potential is overlooked because of a few rough edges and narrow qualifications.

It's an unstable time, when uncertainty and flux is the only thing you can be sure of. But it's also a time when a few people will use this time of turmoil to launch a new career, world, or maybe just a simple idea. A fantastic site 99% is a gold mine of information about what happens after the first one percent of inspiration.

The ninety-nine percent of perspiration that leads to great accomplishment.