The result: Sherwin-Williams and the other retailers that distributed her product lines never left her side.
Lesson: If a career disaster happens, don’t sit and wait for people to help you. Tell your side of the story forcefully, instead.
— Adapted from Firing Back: How Great Leaders Rebound After Career Disasters, Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Harvard Business School Press.
- How to Fire an Employee the Legal Way: 6 Termination Guidelines
- Justify every firing with real business reasons
- Body Odor: Clear the Air Over Staff Dress Code
- Ready to fire worker with poor attitude? Document examples before you deliver pink slip
- Gulf Beaches librarians allege bias among the bookshelves