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How to Never Hire a Honey Badger

Written By: Catherine Morgan | No Comments

Red LightYou never know what random YouTube video will generate some deep business insights – even hiring best practices. Carol’s post from entrepreneur.com is a great example. She begins:

A couple of years back, there was a phenomenal (and by phenomenal, I mean completely offensive, juvenile and NSFW) video about an animal called the honey badger, who just doesn’t care about anything (or in the words of the video, doesn’t give a s#!t).

While honey badgers are incredibly amusing to watch on video, you don’t want one near your business. So, whether you are hiring employees, working with service providers or partnering with competitors, here are seven steps on how to avoid working with a “honey badger.”

You could save yourself a lot of pain by reading the whole post here

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Catherine Morgan is the editor of Business Unplugged ™, an engaging speaker, and the founder of Point A to Point B Transitions Inc., a virtual provider of coaching services to individuals who are in business or career transition. Catherine is the author of the eBook Re-Launch You: Discovering Your Point B and Embracing Possibility. An experienced independent consultant and former employee of three of the former Big Five consulting firms, Catherine combines strategy development with accountability coaching. Her productivity tips and career transition advice have been featured on WGN AM 720 and WIND AM 560 The Answer in Chicago, and on WCHE AM 1520 in the Philadelphia area. Catherine speaks frequently on topics related to productivity, career transition, small business, and entrepreneurship. She doesn’t take herself seriously, but takes her subject matter very seriously.