Where do you see yourself in 10 or 20 years? Do your plans include retiring, traveling and reaping the benefits of your decades of hard work? Perhaps you, like many other business owners, see yourself passing your company on to your children and watching them take it in new and exciting directions.
When a construction project does not go as planned, it can cost a significant amount of money and cause lengthy setbacks. Often, construction defects are not apparent until later, leaving the occupant of a newly constructed home to deal with the inconvenient or costly repercussions.
If you had to rank your duties as a manager or business owner from favorite to least favorite, you would probably place firing employees near the bottom of the list. You can never predict how an employee will respond when told of a job loss. If this is not your first experience at termination, you may have witnessed every reaction from crying and begging to shouting and threatening a lawsuit.