I Can’t Fire Him!

Linda LaitalaAround The Table, Business, Career, Employees, Leadership, Management, Marketing, Quotes, Sales, WorkLeave a Comment

At a recent Roundtable meeting, David shared his concern regarding an employee who was padding his timecard with overtime hours he wasn’t working. This wasn’t the first time Joe had been caught stealing; the last time it was for taking scrap material. Unfortunately, Joe is the only person who performs a complicated assembly process in the factory. So, David has

No One is Irreplaceable

Linda LaitalaBusiness, Employees, Leadership, Management, WorkLeave a Comment

The whole team knew Bob drank Maalox out of the bottle like it was a cold beer on a hot day. It was no wonder, Bob’s job was incredibly stressful. He worked long hours to accomplish nearly impossible deadlines. To Bob’s credit, he was intelligent, talented, and willing to do anything to get the job done. But to say he