Two Kinds of Culture – Pick One

In my last post about the “Yeah Buts,” I challenged readers to resolve the People Issues that are keeping them awake at night. Doing so is always hard.  The fear and pain associated with letting someone go seems far worse than the pain of living with a People Issue for another few weeks, months, or years.  That’s especially true when …

Sleep Better Tonight by Curing the "Yeah Buts"

Entrepreneurs often say, “People Issues are complicated.”  Are they? It’s true that dealing with People Issues is hard, but the Issues themselves are simple.  If you’re lying awake at night wondering whether Bill in Accounting should stay or go, you need only ask two questions: 1.  Is he a Right Person?  In other words, does he fit our Culture?  Does …