What Is Your Superpower?

One of those trite interview questions goes like this: “If you had a superpower, what would it be?”

What would you do if what you got back was, “I lift everyone I touch everyday?”

Hire them, says Charles Antis. He’d be excited to hire someone who could lift two out of ten people.

Not everyone has that superpower. But everyone has a superpower, and for organizations that help their people discover their superpower and nurture it, they can change the world, Antis told his DisruptHR audience in Orange County, California last fall.

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The founder & CEO of Antis Roofing & Waterproofing, he says, finding your superpower makes a difference. Today, the company has 35 superheroes who are changing the world, helping attract great talent and, in an industry with high turnover, retain 93% of the workers. “And that is what happens when purpose and people come first.”

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