b'The Tech Cumulus July 2020SHINY NEW GADGET OF THE MONTHFitTrackA Smart Scale ThatBuilding Confidence As A Does MoreThe bathroom scale isnt always the mostBusiness Leaderuseful device in the home. FitTrack is a smart scale that aims to change that. Its a different kind of bathroom scale that gives you much more than a single number.How can you build your confidence as aand retaining top talent, developing digital CEO, investor or entrepreneur? capabilities and developing the next generation Traditional bathroom scales dontof leaders.tell you anything about whatsMy colleagues and I at ghSMART see happening in your body. FitTrackmany talented people work hard toHow much confidence do you have indoes. It gives you an inside lookbuild their confidence. your team? into whats going on inside yourIf you have a high degree of confidence in your body. It measures your weight, bodyNew CEOs have impostor syndrome.team, then keep doing what you are doing to fat percentage, body mass index, musclePrivate equity investors who just raised anotherhire and develop them.and bone mass, hydration and more. In fact,$1 billion in funds read newspaper headlines it tracks 17 key health insights.about the coming recession and quietly gulp.But if you dont have a high degree of The advanced scale pairs with the FitTrackSelf-made billionaire entrepreneurs worryconfidence in your team, then you should focus app, which you can download to yourthat their fortunes will take an embarrassingon hiring, developing and retaining more of the smartphone and connect to the smart scale.hit. Newly elected government leaders worryright people who fit your strategy and who can All you do is step on the scale with yourabout whether their results will live up to theirachieve the results you seek.bare feetthe scale actually reads electricalcampaign promises.How? signals from your bodyand it sends theWe find that leaders are less confidentThere are three ways to build confidence in results to your phone. Simple and useful.when they obsess about things they cantyour team. You can invest the time to master Learn more about FitTrack at bit.ly/2VOg7Vs. control, rather than take action in the areasthe skills and best practices around hiring, they can control. developing and retaining top talent yourself. You can engage ghSMART to do it for you. Or Have You Received ALike what? (what most of our clients do) you can engage ghSMART to solve this problem immediately Smishing Text? The Wall Street Journal reported the results ofand build your skills in this area for your long-a Conference Board survey (Jan. 16, 2019) ofterm success. (A quick side note: Im very what is on the mind of 800 CEOs. proud to report that my colleagues achieved Smishing, or SMS phishing, is similar to phishing. WithExternal Hot-Button Issues 99% high client-reported satisfaction phishing, scammers sendover the past 12 months. So, to go with this fraudulent e-mails with links1.Recession confidence theme, I have a very high degree or attachments. The goal is for2.Global trade of confidence that my team will help you solve the recipient to share sensitive3.Politics your #1 problem!)details, like bank passwords, orInternal Hot-Button Issues A great way to build confidence in yourself to install malware on their computer soas a leader is to build your confidence in the scammer can ultimately steal or extort1.Attracting and retaining top talent your team.money from them.2.Disruptive technologies3.Developing the next generation If you are the CEO of a company that With smishing, the scammer sends a textof leaders generates over $1 billion in revenue (or has message instead. Scammers often poseraised at least a $1 billion fund), then please as banks or government agencies (like theWhat this survey says to me is this: its goodreach out if you would like my team to help IRS or the Social Security Administration).to be aware of issues that are outside ofyou build confidence in your team to deliver The text may say your accounts have beenyour controlrecession, global trade andthe results you want to achieve for customers, compromised or that youre owed money politics. But its even more brilliant to masteremployees and shareholders.all you have to do is click the link in the textthe things that are within your controlhiring and share sensitive information.Geoff Smart is chairman and founder of ghSMART. Geoff is co-author, with his colleague Randy Street, of the New York Times best-selling book Who: A Method For Hiring and the author of The best thing to do is delete these typesthe No. 1 Wall Street Journal best seller Leadocracy: Hiring More Great Leaders (Like You) Into Government. Geoff co-created the Topgrading brand of talent management. He is the founder of of text messages. Never respond and nevertwo 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations. SMARTKids Leadership Program provides 10 years click on anything in the message.of leadership tutoring, and the Leaders Initiative seeks to deploy societys greatest leaders into government. Geoff earned a BA in Economics with honors from Northwestern University, and an MA and PhD in Psychology from Claremont Graduate University.Technology That Works!216-393-24843'