The one you see in the cartoon strip is a rather common situation in small and, sometimes, medium-sized companies.
The business owner manages the company personally, is aware of his know-how and intends to protect it.
The possibility that his staff member could strengthen the competitor’s ranks or even become a threat to his leadership frightens him.
So what could be better than limiting the professional growth of staff hired to contribute to his company’s success?
What do you think?