MrG and I were discussing last night. The further and further we get from paying someone ourselves, the more reluctant we seem to be to fire people. Recently took a new position and, on day two, had an unusual convo with the CIO
CIO: We'd like to transition Rob out of the organization.
FLMM: "Transition"? You want to get rid of him?
CIO: That's a little direct, but yes.
CIO: Well, I don't want to do it in December, with the holidays, but maybe...