A few of us were talking yesterday about a mutual friend who got sacked last week. The guy was very good at his job and frequently exceeded both expectations and “reach” goals so performance wasn’t really the issue. He is a genial sort of guy who can have an edge from time to time but then again, can’t we all? On the surface it was a mystery to many of us as to why he was let go since there really weren’t any of the political problems one sometimes sees from new management or a shifting of responsibilities.
As it turned out, what did him in was crossing the line. Continue reading