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EPO is “Building a Team of C and D Players”

Earlier today: Most “Job Applicants to an Examiner Position at EPO Who Were Offered a Job Did Not Take it”



Guy Kawasaki said, paraphrasing the point in the video linked above or in [1, 2, 3, 4, 5] (it was also in the biography, "Steve Jobs", by Walter Isaacson): “Steve Jobs has a saying that A players hire A players; B players hire C players; and C players hire D players. It doesn't take long to get to Z players. This trickle-down effect causes bozo explosions in companies.”

Summary: This pretty well describes what happened to the EPO under Benoît Battistelli and António Campinos

The 'talent' (C and D players) from Alicante:

EUIPO and EPO



EUIPO and EPO - narrow



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