Tim Sackett Compares ESSENTIAL VS. NON-ESSENTIAL EMPLOYEES

Tim Sackett Worldwide FOT

I’ve had many conversations in my career with employees who “essentially” felt they were probably more important to the business than they really were.  You know who I’m talking about!   The ones who at some point let it slip: “This place would shut down if I wasn’t here” or “Let’s see how you do if I leave” or “I made this company what it is today”.  It’s usually a sales person, or technical person who have had big roles, no doubt, but they begin to get a little too big for their own britches (as my grandmother would say).  Over time I’ve developed a good two point test to determine if someone is Essential or Non-essential to your business.

Read the whole post at The Tim Sackett Project (an FOT contributor blog)