Secret Diary of an Entrepreneur: Mistletoe and firing

Sorry about the terrible title. But today I want to talk about sacking people at Christmas time.

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

I raise this because I spent Monday night having a drink with a entrepreneur friend, who was agonising over whether she should wait until the new year to fire someone. Just to be clear, the argument wasn't about whether this person needed firing - her mind was made up on that score. The only question was whether she should get it out of the way now, or wait until January. I sympathised to some extent, because it’s easy to think of convincing reasons not to do it... [CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND COMMENT]

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