Needed: Friends Like Jewel

Tony Hsieh died too young. And the world mourned. Forbes reported that he had a visitor that week, his friend Jewel. She was pained by what she saw and sent him this note.

When you look around and realize that every single person around you is on your payroll, then you are in trouble

That is advice every leader needs. We need friends and mentors outside work. Mentors have been where the leader is today. And friends can say things to a leader’s face that an employee cannot.

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