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.
- Plan how you will contest bid for unemployment benefits
- Don't let complaint interfere with legitimate discipline
- Terminating smokers: Encourage lifestyle changes first
- Know the difference between whistle-blowing and an employee looking for an excuse to sue
- Must we rehire strikers when labor dispute ends? We may want to keep replacement workers