How to Hit Your Earnings Objectives

Transcript Hi, Rick Crossland with A Player Advantage here. What we will talk about today is a topic that’s near and  dear to the hearts and minds of virtually every CEO and business leader out there, and that’s hitting your earnings objectives. Now as you think about...

Can an A Player be an introvert

Transcript Hi, Rick Crossland with A Player Advantage here. So, the question came in can an A Player be an introvert? Well, that’s a fantastic question, and I will tell you why. One of the misconceptions about A Players is that they have to be ‘A’ personality types;...

How to become an A Player

Transcript Hi, this is Rick Crossland with A Player Advantage. One of the questions that I am asked frequently is how to become an A Player? Well, to really get a good grip on this, you really need to ask others where you stand. So often we have executives say, “well...

When is it okay to hire a B Player

Transcript Hello, Rick Crossland with A Player Advantage here. Today what I want to talk about is a question I hear quite frequently in a really tight labor market. If an A Player does not exist and the firm cannot locate one, or the recruiter cannot locate one, when...

Enthusiastically Rehire?

Enthusiastically rehire? Equals A Players! How many people on your team would you enthusiastically rehire? As a leader looking to build a culture of A Players, the answer to this question determines which members of your team are A Players. Team members that you would...

Did You Hire an A Player?

So you just hired a new employee.  After two weeks on the job, you are questioning if your shiny, new person is the real deal; in other words, an A Player, or not!  Here are 6 early warning signs you may have hired a B or C Player and not an A Player. 1. You start to...

How Serious Are You About Change?

Many business people would like to see change in their organizations or in themselves. However, in many cases they are not seeing the results of the changes they want. The following key questions can shed some light on where the opportunities are for you. Answer each...