Being an effective leader means we also have to know when it’s time to part ways and take action. Retaining an underperforming employee is a reflection on us and can impact the perception of our competency.
Has this ever happened to you? Someone received a promotion, award or another commendation and you thought it should have been you. The feelings of jealousy or envy naturally set in. What you do next could define your career.
Most organizations face a crisis of opportunities. Every day, leaders are expected to make many small and big decisions. Some have short-term gains, while others have a lasting impact. They all matter. Good leaders are good decision-makers.