If you’ve invested in any individual you location up, it’s pure to feel hurt when that particular person tells you they’re leaving. But the conventional management advice is: Don’t engage it in my thought. Be skilled. Acknowledging your feelings and working via them — for your self and with your team — is in overall segment of being an emotionally luminous, compassionate chief.
Five managers, including Amy B, share their experiences of losing team participants and the design in which they’ve realized to handle the shock, sadness, and stress.
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Maureen Hoch is the editor of HBR.org and the supervising editor of Girls folks at Work.
- “Your Smartly-known particular person Employee Appropriate Stop. Will Others Notice?” by Artwork Markman
- “By no design Voice Goodbye to a Large Employee,” by Tammy Erickson
- “Guidelines on how to Lose Your Easiest Workers,” by Whitney Johnson
- “When an Employee Quits and You Didn’t Derive out about It Coming,” by Rebecca Knight
- “With So Many Other folks Quitting, Don’t Fail to see These Who Attach,” by Debbie Cohen and Kate Roeske-Zummer
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