This is a page from my book, “A Survival Guide for New Consultants”
“There is no ‘try’”
As a small business owner, I classify employees in three categories:
- If employees have basic good qualities, I’d try to keep them through good times and bad.
- If they were “problem” employees I got rid of them very quickly.
- If employees had exceptional performance, they got the big raises, and I considered them as potential business partners.
Here’s a quick look at those three categories.