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How to Mentally Prepare for a Difficult Conversation

How do you mentally prepare for that difficult conversation? Matthew Bellows shares how meditation can help you mentally prepare for the dreaded conversation of firing a colleague. And he shares a three-minute guided meditation you can do before any stressful situation.

6 min read

Thinking about Firing Someone? CEOs Share Advice for Framing Your Decision

What do you do when your instinct tells you that someone has the potential to drag your company down? Deciding to let someone go is costly, complicated, and emotionally draining for everyone involved. Five entrepreneurs share tips on deciding to fire an employee—and how to do it in the least disruptive way possible.

11 min read