Your Fired

Last Update: October 31, 2018

Your Fired?

Here is a question that all of us have to ask. This will probably be my least liked post of all of them.

Stopping to think about what we are doing can be very beneficial.

This is a lesson that I had to learn and for me it was a hard lesson.

Learning it made the difference of working for someone else or working for myself.

For many people who are good people, spend time on the Internet, and it just does not seem to fall in place this is something you want to look at.

If you hired someone to help you build your business.

What if you started training them and showed them what to do.

After the new excitement wore off they showed up when they wanted! Not when you needed them to work! Sometimes a week or more would go buy without them working.

After they started working when they would begin checking emails they would get interested in a link and end up spending time reading things that were not related to work!

They would start writing something and end up on YouTube watching videos!

If when they started a training they would only do part of the training and then go off and do something else.

They tried to figure out things without going through the training.

They asked you a lot of questions that you knew was in the training they did not finish.

When they would go through what you taught them they had a better idea on how to do it.

If all this happened and more

Would you set the employee down and say

YOUR FIRED!



Onward and Upward



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TitaWorks Premium
I'm always firing me, Bo. However, since I'm the only me there is, I have to re-hire myself. Ah, well....

My own thought is that work is what you make it and everybody does it their own way. I am prone to procrastination and am easily distracted. I wiffle-waffle. I stall out.

I do accomplish a lot that makes sense to me and is beneficial for group efforts and all that.

I also am careful not to work for (or with) other people whose ways of working might be adversely affected by my own way and I have gotten very mindful of the consequences and impacts of my own idiosyncracies on others. (The 2x4s upside the head tend to help the lessons sink in.)

For me, the freedom to do mine trumps a lot of other considerations.

What nobody ever tells you is that walking free takes a lot of self-discipline.

-- Netta
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botipton Premium
Oh, so you get those 2x4s maybe we need to start a club. My thing when I fired myself was before I rehired myself to figure out how to do it better.
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TitaWorks Premium
That really does do some good, Bo....

-- Netta
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lesabre Premium
If they focused on the worked I hired them to do the answer is NO. If they focused on their own thing they would be fired.
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lesabre Premium
Just a question. Do you except comments after you just click the like box.
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botipton Premium
Nope, I usually come through and click like to let people know I am around then when it is on the schedule I come back and leave comments. Most of my interaction here is between new people I meet and very dear friends I have met here.

I never expect comments on anything I do. I write because I enjoy it. I try to help people because I love to do it. I try to share what helped me when I first started because I know it will help others.

If I got no likes or comments I would still do what I do.
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botipton Premium
Yes, that is the point, how staying focused on building our business sometimes when we are sitting at the computer can be hard.
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lesabre Premium
I do apologize for my quick response without thinking. Just want you to know Bo, I meant no disrespect and it took me a little by surprise that you did not include a comment. You usually do. Hope all is good
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shelley8492 Premium
If it was my only job, yes, I would be fired. When I can make it my only job, it will have my full attention.
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botipton Premium
Good sounds like a plan.
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Fleeky Premium
Success is hard to define... Bo.

I have always tried to work for others as I would for meself.
The truth is... good bosses are rare...
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botipton Premium
Yes they are rare.
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Fleeky Premium
And we some times are our own bad boss
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Sandra52 Premium
I was so happy to read your comment about your wife. My daughter was raised in the church and private schools. She is now 18 and plays the piano in our first and second service. She Plays the keyboard on Weds. night for youth. I am so happy to hear that someone else cares about our youth. Thank you, Sandra
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