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What To Do When a High-value Employee Plans To Leave

There is opportunity in the unknown

You’re the manager of a high-performing team of great people. The team has hit its stride; members have even developed a bit of a shorthand with each other that helps them weather challenges and nail deadlines.

Then a core member of the group gives notice that they’re leaving.

It’s easy to assume retaining them is the best outcome for the company, the team, the work — and for you. So, naturally, you immediately try to figure out how to keep your prized team member.  Could you get them promoted? Or at least get them a raise? Would just giving them more responsibility convince them to stay?

Please select this link to read the complete article from Harvard Business Review.

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