One thing I have noticed throughout my career, is an ongoing business assumption that if we add more people to address a particular body of work, then problems will get solved. There are times when this is most definitely true. If there are substantial changes in your business model that result in material increases in work volume (and hopefully sales revenue and profit), it will be hard to cover that work without more people, at least at first. However, before moving to a people solution, I encourage leaders to think of the issue as if you were spending your own savings account on the personnelRead More →