The Best Approach to the Worst Conversation: "You're Fired"
When you’re a manager, no one is going to make the first move for you. People on your team may have hinted around it. They may have submitted subtle or even assertive feedback. But until you sit down with Jeff and try to turn things around, you’re the problem.
via The Best Approach to the Worst Conversation: "You're Fired".
So many things here I wished I had known when I first started to manage people. I didn't do too bad, but the proactive lessons would have been extremely helpful.