Ep #32: Why Founders and CEO’s MUST Be Able to Fire Anyone

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If you’re a CEO, you’ve got to get good at being able to fire anyone. You don’t have to love it. It’s a superpower, and once you have it, you won’t feel bound by someone’s poor performance again.

What you’ll find in this episode:

  1. There should always be an evaluative measure, that’s outside your opinion of someone, that helps you know if this person is contributing so that the business is benefiting.
  2. Once you get good at being able to fire anyone, you’re never intimidated by what people do or don’t do in your business. You’re never held hostage.
  3. Your business is only as good as your poorest performer.
  4. Once your values are dialed, this becomes an objective part of what you do. Values are not subjective.

Featured on the Show and Other Notes:

  • Brooke Castillo and I have put together a curriculum and a video course called Entrepreneurial Management. It’s 26 modules.
  • The Founder’s Lab launches October 31st and is a complement to Entrepreneurial Management. The Founder’s Lab is that dedicated space where I’ll coach you through the Entrepreneurial Management program. I’m currently scheduling consultations. Go here to book an appointment with me.
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