Uploaded: Dec 6 2022
Christina Canters: You are really ha people then feel seen, they feel heard, they feel like they matter. And that sounds exactly what you are able to do through the way that you communicate with others.
Richard Blank: Sure. And in their first day when they come to work, I let 'em know that learning a second language is 10 times harder than anything.
I'll put them on, I'll give 'em all their resource. and I'll support you a hundred percent. And before we go into the training room, why don't we go play some pinball for 20 minutes and go ? And so we start with dessert first. And so I've seen individuals on their first day instead of just absorbing, now they're contributing.
I really do see that sort of momentum and breakthrough very fast.
Christina Canters: Wait, can you dive a little bit more into that? So when you say you have dessert first. What exactly are your team doing on the first day? Is it the playing the pinball?
Richard Blank: Of course. Before even the training class ,
Christina Canters: so everyone, so it's basically having fun.
So it's having fun building culture before they've even watched the first onboarding video, my
Richard Blank: friend is helping them relax, love it, because they just probably came from an environment where they left because of a bad coworker, bad supervisor. Obviously they're not there anymore, so it's, they're on a rebound.
But I cracked a code. When people are filling out their applications and putting in everything that you want, hire them for. I asked them to turn their paper over and why don't you write me a couple paragraphs of a coming of age moment? Let me know when you had your walkabout, when you beat up a bully or saved a kitten out of a tree.
Stand Out Get Noticed podcast (The C Method Episode 283) has accepted Richard Blank's invitation to join the audience for a solid discussion regarding moving abroad and starting a company from scratch in Costa Rica. Christina Canters discusses with Richard advanced telemarketing strategy, conflict management, interpersonal soft skills, customer support, rhetoric, gamification, employee motivation, phonetic micro expression reading and INXS.
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