Catch or Release? (Part 2) How to Fire an Employee

It may surprise you to learn that in 2020 and also in 2021, the most searched topic on Google, for small businesses in the state of Texas, was “How to fire an employee.” Sounds a little crazy, with the US unemployment rate peaking at 14.7 in April of 2020. Luckily the unemployment rate has dropped […]

Catch or Release? How to Keep Great Employees

Aunt Lucy, queen of the knitted unicorns (and other massive stuffed animals) hired the very best salesperson: Shawn Sellars.  Shawn was perfect for the job! In his first two weeks, he upsold 80% of his customers, decreased shipping times and was generally, quite pleasant to work with. Everyone loved Shawn!  Things were going perfectly, until […]