Letting an employee go, no matter what the reason, is never an enjoyable task. The truth is - and leaders should never say this to someone who is losing his or her job - that it's tough on the boss. This is one of the heaviest burdens a leader has to shoulder.
If they're flabbergasted, you haven't given them enough feedback on their performance. Which means you likely aren't giving your team enough feedback. Which means your team is likely performing sub-optimally.
Atlantic City is a place many go in the hopes of winning big, however, the city itself is facing major losses.
Most of us were raised to be ordinary, but we all want to live an extraordinary life. We put restrictions on ourselves. Our instinct and the way we have been conditioned is to wait to be picked. We were raised to wait for someone else to tell us that we are good enough.
One of the hardest parts about being a manager or decision maker is having to let an employee go. While benefits like severance packages can sometimes ease a firing, what happens when you can't afford them?
Being the bearer of bad news falls in the category of 'things I'd rather not do' -- along with cleaning bathrooms, fighting off a bear, or installing new software. In all these cases, it's best to be smart about it. And quick. Especially in the case of the bathroom. And the bear.
Donald Trump may relish delivering the blow but for many of us, myself included, firing someone is gut-wrenching, break out in a cold sweat, and dread it for days, horrible.
The Daily Voice, a hyper-local news site, announced the resignation of its CEO Zohar Yardeni Friday. Shortly after the resignation
The university will survive this difficult period. Yet UVA's leaders, including Sullivan, would do well to identify the lessons about leadership to be learned from this episode.
Elizabeth R. Wellborn P.A., a Deerfield Beach, Florida law firm, allegedly fired 14 employees because they all wore orange
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