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Three Keys to Attracting Top Talent, Part 2 of 4

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For any leader, the most impactful thing you can do with your time is attract top talent.

By Brad Copes, Business Coach, Breakthrough Academy

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#1 Always be Recruiting

You might imagine that the general manager of a sports team spends time daily on recruiting, that it’s something that is always on their radar – it probably excites them and drives them. It might even be what they love the most about what they do. In contrast, often trades entrepreneurs are guilty of approaching recruiting as a necessary evil of running a business. It seems to be the thing they want to avoid the most and invest the least in.

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I would challenge this perspective. For any leader, the most impactful thing you can do with your time is attract top talent. Who you bring onto your team is what will ultimately define your future long-term success. The first key, then, is to have the right mindset about recruiting in your business. It is your top priority. It is scheduled time every week in your agenda. It should be fun. Energizing. After all, it’s what is shaping what your business looks like five years from now. Top talent will only be attracted by a business owner who is inspiring when recruiting and hiring.

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