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The Guide: I want to fire someone for repeatedly not submitting their timesheet, but it feels petty

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Dear Guide: I have a casual team member who has repeatedly failed to submit their timesheet. I have explained to them several times that this must be done on time, as not doing so prevents them from getting paid and creates additional administrative work for… The Guide: I want to fire someone for repeatedly not submitting their timesheet, but it feels petty

Say this instead of “If you want a job done properly, do it yourself”

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I used to love saying, “if you want a job done properly, do it yourself”. But what that really said was, “I’m a terrible delegator”. And I was. When we first move into management roles, we’re typically bad delegators. We’ve often been promoted because we’re… Say this instead of “If you want a job done properly, do it yourself”