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MSNBC Morning Joe – Claudio Fernández-Aráoz on how to surround yourself with the best

Introducing his new book It’s Not the How or the What but the Who – Succeed by Surrounding Yourself with the Best” at MSNBC Morning Joe (07/01/2014), Claudio Fernández-Aráoz, senior advisor at Egon Zehnder, explains the importance of focusing on potential rather than just competencies when making hiring or promotion decisions. In a world that changes so fast, you need to look for people who have the ability to adapt and grow. How to measure potential? According to Fernández-Aráoz, you need to be aware of your own biases and not necessarily look for someone you feel most comfortable with. Instead, look for the right mix of hunger and humility and four key personality traits: curiosity, insight, engagement and determination.

View full Video: Claudio Fernández-Aráoz on MSNBC Morning Joe, 1 July 2014, 8-9am.

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