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Bribing Employees to Quit

One of those ‘Why didn’t I think of that?’ moments.

An ingenuous—yet obvious—business practice from Zappos.com (a start-up company given funding by the infamous Sequoia Capital venture capital firm)… bribe your employees to quit so only the truly committed and enthusiastic are left.

More at Harvard Business’ Why Zappos Pays New Employees to Quit—And You Should Too:

It’s a small practice with big implications: Companies don’t engage emotionally with their customers—people do. If you want to create a memorable company, you have to fill your company with memorable people. How are you making sure that you’re filling your organization with the right people? And how much are you willing to pay to find out?