Tag: firing

Someone On Your Team Needs To Go

Someone on your team needs to go. Perhaps you hired him simply because he was there. Maybe you hired her early on but time has shown that she is not a good fit. Perhaps he doesn’t even want to be on your team but is not sure what else to do with his life. Perhaps he has consistently shown that he cannot do the job well. What has become clear is that he is not a good fit for the team. Most organizations (and churches) are carrying a person like this on the team. What should you do? How can you know if there is a person on your team that fits this description? Is it unkind to release a person because she is not a good fit for the team? What if it hurts your church or the person?

Letting someone go

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How to Avoid Hiring the Wrong Person

Hiring The Wrong Person

Have you ever hired a person only to have serious regret later? Hiring the wrong person can be a painful experience and it can slow momentum, drain resources, and undermine team unity. In a church, hiring the wrong person can damage relationships and hurt people who are trusting us to lead spiritually. Character, Competence, and Chemistry are all critical in order to make a good hire. (I will address character and competence in future posts.)

In order for a person to become an effective and productive part of your team, there needs to be a good chemistry fit.

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Your Team is Likely Holding you Back

Why isn’t your organization moving forward? Perhaps it is because you have the wrong people on your team. Many organizational leaders have people on their teams that they would never hire again. They choose to continue to keep these people on

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What to do BEFORE Firing a Person

Thinking about firing a person from your team? In the past week, I have written two posts concerning letting staff members go from your team: When You Should Fire a Person from your Team How to Fire a Person from your

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5 Reasons to Release a Person from your Team

There are times when a person needs to be released from your team. Wise leadership knows that not every person needs to stay on the team indefinitely. But how do I know when it is time to release a person?

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