Throughout the years at LeanCor there has always been an emphasis on learning.
Traditionally, this has taken many different forms, from hosting an internal training program called “the LeanCor Academy” to having informal read-and-respond invitations from leaders, asking team members to check out an interesting book.
It was this latter activity that inspired the more formal “LeanCor Book Club” that we now host with team members throughout the year. One of the early books that a small group of us read was Jim Collins’ Good to Great. In this book about company growth trends and best practices, Collins asserts that a core concept in spring-boarding your organization forward is to have a “first who - then what” mentality. It challenges organizations to prioritize finding great team members above all else.
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