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Archive | July, 2009

Short takes from the blogosphere: Zappos, texting game, minimum wage, interviewing vets & more

Follow up – No sooner did we post about Zappos great corporate culture when Jeff Bezos of Amazon up and bought the company “…for 10 million shares of Amazon stock, worth nearly $900 million at its current level,” in addition to $40 million in cash and stock for employees. Coincidental timing, we had no insider…

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A remarkable woman’s self-written obit reminds us to live life fully

Someone sent us Nancy Lee Hixson’s self-written obituary, which recently ran in the Cleveland Plain Dealer … it’s well worth a few minutes of your time. Ms. Hixson was obviously a remarkable person, a one-of-a-kind character who lived her life with gusto, courage, humor, and passion…she paints her own self portrait with a witty irreverence…

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