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Do You Have “A” Players Working For You?

Posted by: Karen Booher on April 19th, 2021

Every company wants to have “A” players on their team. What percentage of your company’s employees are in this category? More importantly, what percentage of your managers are in this category?

Here is a great list of qualities and traits compiled by David DeWolf found in “A” Players (or in those who are on their way to becoming one).

#1 – Prerequisites

If you can answer “yes” to the above 7 questions, then you have a “B” player. “B” players have the fundamental skills necessary to be an “A” player, but still need to take it to the next level:

#2 – Essentials

If you can answer yes to each of the above 5 questions, then you MAY have an “A” player. But true “A” players, will take it to yet another level:

#3 – Differentiators

Those with all the above traits are sure to be top performers and to bring tremendous value to any organization!


Butler Street, “Are You An “A” Player?”, by Mike Jacoutot, Founder & Managing Partner, April 19, 2021 #402.

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