Navigate the Wrong Fits (The “C Box”)

“First you build the team, then you build the torture chamber for underperformers.”

—Jarod Kintz, author of This Book Is Not for Sale

No matter how long you’ve been at this, and how great your hiring systems are, the time will come when you make a mistake and let a person through the net who shouldn’t be in your company. The main difference between toned, fit companies and flabby, lazy companies is that the fit ones recognize the problem quickly, fix it, and move on, whereas the flabby ones allow the wrong fits to stay indefinitely, wreak havoc, and hurt all their best people.

Picking the wrong person is ...

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