Should I fire a worker that’s good, but really negative?

There’s a woman on my staff who’s a real Debbie Downer. She complains about everything, from the quality of the coffee to the workload and the weather — you name it. I’d fire her, but she’s also brilliant and produces great work. I’m worried, though, about the impact on the team. Does her job performance … Read more

What Philly’s ballot question about marijuana decriminalization really means

Philadelphia voters will have four ballot questions to answer during the general election on Nov. 2. One asks whether the city should urge Harrisburg to decriminalize and legalize marijuana. Another proposes a way to streamline civil service hiring decisions. The third would create the Department of Fleet Management to oversee the city’s vehicles, and the … Read more

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