Disciplining and Firing

Managing Employees

Avoid Elon Musk-Style Firing Sprees by Having Hard Conversations Sooner

Confronting employees who misbehave is never fun (or easy), but company leaders can't afford to ignore bad behavior until it creates larger issues.

6 Actions Even the Least Confrontational Managers Must Take to Hold Employees Accountable

Few people enjoy confrontation, and nobody likes the few who do, but it's your job to speak up for the good of the company.

Anthony Scaramucci Is Out as Communications Director. Maybe It's Not a Good Idea to Publicly Disparage Your Co-Workers?

When you're fired up and saying awful things about people, it can get you fired.

8 Signs You Should Fire an Employee

Distinguishing an employee who needs help from an employee who has run out of chances is part of running your own business.

4 Ways Effective Leaders Deal With Incompetent People

Paradoxically, the weakest members of the team can improve the rest of the team.

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Firing an employee or giving an underperforming employee a negative review are some of the toughest things you'll ever have to do as a business owner. It can be as difficult for person giving the bad news as it is on the person receiving it. These articles will help you navigate how to handle these tough decisions.