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The Costs of Firing Too Quickly

Why is 'hire fast, fire fast' such a bad idea? You might think that it isn't — that it is a logical conclusion when you apply a sales funnel to your hiring process. But it really isn't the same thing.


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The Costs of Firing Too Slowly

What are the consequences of procrastinating on a bad employee? Why is firing slowly so bad for your team? We look at two stories and three lessons.


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The Manager Ugh Field

The Manager Ugh Field is what you feel when you're facing a difficult situation at work. Knowing how to deal with it is what separates the good managers from the bad.

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#19 How to Introduce a Process Change

This week we look at a general template for introducing process change, and two ways of evaluating an impending change you're considering.

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#18 Firing Too Quickly

Last week we looked at the costs of firing too slowly. This week, we'll be looking at the costs of firing too quickly. Why is 'hire fast, fire fast' such a bad idea?

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#17 Firing Too Slowly

What happens when you allow an underperforming subordinate stay on in your company? Why is this a bad idea?

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#16 The Manager Ugh Field

The Manager Ugh Field is that horrible feeling you get when you're facing a difficult situation at work. Here's how to overcome it.

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Training When They Don't Understand You

The worst part about training someone is when you're stuck in a place where no amount of explanation seems to be getting through. What do you do? An MIT professor shows us the way.