December 13, 2012 AT 8:13 am

Cultural Fit Trumps Competence

Cultural Fit Trumps Competence @ The Accelerators – WSJ.

The first people you hire in your startup are critical to your company’s success. So it’s easy to say that you need to hire the “absolute best people you can find.” But what does this actually mean?

Take two different spectrums – (1) competence and (2) cultural fit. Imagine that you have a spectrum for each person — from low to high.

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  1. CASH – Character, Attitude, Skills, Hobbies
    Notice that skills (while still very important) are 3rd in this list.

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