The Difficult Task of Letting a Staff Member Go


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It is one of the most difficult meetings a leader will have. The time has come to tell a team member that he or she is being let go. On today’s episode, Thom shares some insights to guide you through this process.

  • Show the compassion of Christ. Remember you are dealing with a person, not a budgetary burden. They have hopes and dreams and families.
  • Make certain you have all your facts right.
  • Don’t kick the can.
  • Be honest and transparent. Be kind, but don’t sugarcoat.
  • Be as generous as possible.
  • Pray before, during, and after.
  • Note: Read Necessary Endings by Henry Cloud.


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