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.
- Evenly enforce appearance, grooming rules
- When manager slides from difficult to impossible, good documentation supports reason for firing
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- Worker, boss broke same rule? Punish them equally
- Memo to managers: There's no reason to discuss why employee was terminated