AAA Texting and Driving

Might be one of the scariest videos I’ve seen in a long time. I think I may entirely ban the use of cell phone devices while driving for my children when they get their licenses…

Rip the Bandaid

via Tony Hsieh (in an internal memo to staff):

Therefore, there will be a special version of “the offer” on a company-wide scale, in which each employee will be offered at least 3 months severance (and up to 3 months of COBRA reimbursement for benefits) if he/she feels that self-management, self-organization, and our Best Customers Strategy and strategy statements as published in Glass Frog are not the right fit.

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The Internet Rewards Doers

I’m so glad I shared something intelligible. That was a long and rough week, if I recall it correctly.

It’s only just recently that I’ve realized how much I’ve held myself back. But I had a lot of growing up to do over the past few years. Though I’m sure it could have been “better” if I grasped this sooner, I’ve learned things that I wouldn’t have had I taken the easy route to begin with.

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MediaTemple: Since 2008

I’ve been a customer of MediaTemple for 2,436 days (since July 24, 2008) and didn’t give up on them despite some periods of rocky growth and instability.

I just felt like, among the many other hosting services that I use, that they were a really cool company and that they were making the right types of effort to make their service better every single year.

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