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Not everyone is meant to be his or her own boss.
Going “boss-less” at Zappos has created quite a shakeup at the online shoe retailer because apparently, some people need to have someone telling them what to do.
Zappos eliminated all management job descriptions at the end of April and told all employees that they are in charge of themselves. The new non-management philosophy, “Holacracy,” is not a popular with everyone.
In fact, 14% or 210 of its 1,500 employees have decided that the new arrangement is not for them and they will leave the retailer.
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A while back I read, Deconstructing Sammy, the story of how Sammy Davis, Jr., one of the greatest entertainers of his time. Sammy died $7 million in debt.
I just finished reading Deconstructing Sammy, the story of how Sammy Davis, Jr., one of the greatest entertainers of his time. Sammy died $7 million in debt.
This is the famous dancer, actor and Grammy award-winning singer, who recorded Old Black Magic, I Gotta Be Me and perhaps most famously, The Candy Man.
Sammy Davis Jr It’s true that Davis made bad decisions and hung around with some unsavory characters. But, according to the author, Matt Birkbeck, the entertainer’s biggest mistake was not negotiating to own his own master recordings. Artists who own their own masters usually enjoy much higher residual or passive income.