12 Ways to a Great Corporate Culture

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Forget About Weaknesses

“We hire people for their strengths and then manage them to fix their weaknesses," observes Marcus Buckingham, author of First, Break All the Rules. "Weaknesses are weaknesses, not opportunities for growth. Strengths are the activities that strengthen you. Weaknesses are the activities that weaken you. Managers don't build on strengths because it asks us managers to be a lot more creative. What percentage of your typical day do you spend playing to your strengths?”