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Terminate employees in a conference room, not your office. Clear away objects that the person could lift and throw. The only items you should have in the meeting are documents to review and sign, along with facial tissues. Why all the rules? You never know when an otherwise calm individual will explode. And by choosing a neutral setting, rather than your office, you depersonalize the event. It’s also smart to have a witness, such as an HR rep.