Overdrive. The term actually sounds like a lot of work, but in reality, it’s operating efficiently at a high level.
Definition: a state of heightened activity (or concentration) especially in order to achieve something; to push or carry to excess; an intense state of activity or productivity
The key term in the definition is productivity. How productive are you based on the amount of effort you expend?
Show me a business that doesn’t want to hire top performers and I’ll show you a business that will eventually become non-profit...whether intended or not. Any smart business leader wants to find that next top performer who can elevate their game to better achieve business strategy, right?
Here’s the thing – consistently hiring top performers is a highly disciplined process.
High organizational performance starts with a decision.
That would just be too easy an answer, right? In fact, it's the rigorous recruiting process from application to graduation that allows only the best to become Navy SEALS.
What special processes do they use to "hire" the best of the best, how can they do it so consistently, and what can you learn from it?
The training is designed to screen out the weak. It might sound a bit Darwinian, but especially in this game, only the strong survive.