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Zappos is offering to pay even more employees to leave

LAS VEGAS, Nevada—On Tuesday, May 19, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh stood nervously before his employees at the company’s Q2 All-Hands meeting at the Smith Center in downtown Las Vegas. 950 more words

Collision in Vegas: On Starting Up and Staying Downtown

A Black Escalade T-boned our cab as we accelerated out of the hotel driveway, smashing in the fender and jerking us forward.

“Welcome to Vegas,” someone yelled. 1,091 more words

Zappos and The Dark Side of Leadership

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh described a dramatically new design for the company and told employees to get on board or leave the company with a severance package. 700 more words


Companies with Heart

How does your company respond when one of your sales people reaches their sales target in the first half of the month?

What about if an employee wants to work from home 3 days a week?  259 more words

Using The CCS

What Inspired Me This Week - Edition 15

Here are some things that I read, listened to, or watched this week that I really enjoyed, inspired and / or challenged me. I want to share them with you in the hope they will do the same for you. 314 more words


Reinventing Organizations or Why Startup thinking is not just for Startups

I have been spending the whole Sunday morning watching, listening and reading the work of Frédéric Laloux and Brian Richardson on Holacracy and Reinventing Organizations… 654 more words


Will Marijuana Businesses Adopt Mainstream or New Age Management Styles?

As the marijuana industry grows, will it adopt the familiar hierarchy of managers and employees, as found in most companies? Or, as a new industry with its roots in counter-culture, will the business leaders find new ways to govern their companies, and create a pleasant, yet productive workplace. 267 more words