Scaling companies would be a lot easier if companies behaved more like sports teams.
Training in most companies halts after onboarding. This is part of the reason why tenure in a lot of roles (especially executives) is below 2 years. In a market where the demand for talent far supersedes the supply of talent, internal training can be a competitive advantage.
Hire high potential employees and invest in them by:
Each of these empowers team members to come back to the company with capabilities to contribute even more.
As they level up based on your investment, reward them with higher compensation to recognize their increased ability to contribute.
If your business model doesn't allow you to invest in team members like this, change the business model.
Companies that do this aggressively will win long-term.
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