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When you’ve exhausted all your options with an employee in your business, it may be time to fire them. This is a difficult conversation to handle in the workplace. As a leader in a business, if you have to fire someone, it needs to be done with compassion. 

Dr. Jeff Kaplan mentions five things to keep in mind when firing someone:

  1. Be prepared. 
  2. Put yourself in their shoes. 
  3. Be clear and direct. 
  4. Acknowledge their feelings.
  5. Go through the tunnel with them. 

This podcast with Dr. Jeff Kaplan and Raj Khera will help to provide you with the wisdom and strategies to have this conversation while handling it with kindness. 

Check it out here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/3mj4LLXFUuKW1MPW63ZPDj

-Dr. Jeff Kaplan

Dr. Jeff Kaplan is a business psychologist and executive coach who coaches executives and high potentials to lead with heart. Jeff helps leaders to work more collaboratively with others, recognizing that people are an organization’s greatest asset.