139. Firing Kindly, Promote them to Customer!!!

Unfortunately, if you run a business, at some point you’re going to have to let someone go.  You know, fire them.  There are so many crazy stories of how horribly people are fired and it’s sad to see.  What’s sadder, is how most managers do not take action on a nonperforming team member.  The manager doesn’t want to be the bad guy or affect someone’s life, but yet, the manager will allow that person to destroy their team or even their business.  It’s never fun to fire someone, even if they do something horrible, but there is a way to do it with dignity.  On this week’s episode of the Leadership Lifestyle podcast, I’ll talk about the anxiety of firing someone, some interesting stories about people that should have been fired but weren’t, and most importantly, how you can have a framework to promote team members to Customer if you must.

138. Do You Really Know Your Leadership Role????

Whether you’re just starting your career or starting a company as an entrepreneur, you need to know your leadership role as you grow your career or your company.  Many people struggle by not knowing what their actually leadership role is.  As you grow in your career or your company, you need to understand in you’re on the Execution level, the Bridge level, or the Vision level.  On this week’s episode of the Leadership Lifestyle podcast, I’ll break down the different levels and where you should be operating based on where you’re at, and more importantly, where you’re going.