Do You Ever Regret Firing An Employee?

brett fox
3 min readDec 17, 2021

“What took you so long?”

Every single time I’ve fired someone as CEO, someone on my team has asked me that question. Every. Single. Time.

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And, there’s a good reason I was asked that question. You see..

You, the CEO, almost always wait too long to fire someone.

brett fox

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