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Managing to Make a Difference by Larry Sternberg

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Chapter 41Sometimes Firing Someone Is the Caring Thing to Do

If you are committed to building an extraordinary team, the people on your team are likely to be full of determination and willing to push themselves hard to succeed. The kind of people you want for your team are the kind of people who never quit. But what happens when their determination and grit drives them to continue striving for a goal they will never achieve because it does not fit with their talent, even when doing so makes them miserable and negatively affects their happiness or even their health? An example from sports may help:

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