How to decide when to fire someone

How to decide when to fire someone

Deciding whether to terminate an employee’s contract is hard. “It’s an emotionally difficult task,” says Jay Conger, a professor at Claremont McKenna College and co-author of The High Potential’s Advantage: Get Noticed, Impress Your Bosses, and Become a Top Leader....
Time to terminate? 5 ways to help your managers decide

Time to terminate? 5 ways to help your managers decide

Ask any manager, and they’ll most likely say letting an employee go is the worst part of the job. Terminations are always tricky, no matter how necessary. And even though sometimes it’s glaringly obvious an employee has to go, other times the decision can be...
8 lessons on building a company people enjoy working for

8 lessons on building a company people enjoy working for

Most companies operate on a set of policies: mandated vacation days, travel guidelines, standard work hours, annual goals. But what happens when a company looks less to control and more to trust? Patty McCord, the iconic former chief talent officer at Netflix, shares...
The Netflix Decision Making Model Is Why They’re So Successful

The Netflix Decision Making Model Is Why They’re So Successful

Netflix recently announced it is planning to issue roughly $2 billion in bonds to fund corporate activities including but not limited to the development of new shows and content acquisitions. According to SEC filings, this would push the company’s total short and...