Six years ago, He raised everyone’s salary to $70,000 and dropped his. Many laughed, now he is having the last laugh.
Story of Dan Price, CEO of Gravity who was called a socialist and laughed at. Today, he is having the last laugh. Picture of Dan Price from Hayley Vogt (CC BY 2.0) Before 2015, Dan Price salary was 1+Million dollars. He dropped it to 70,000 and raised the minimum salary at his company to 70,000 dollars. He had a press conference and let the world know.Read full story
My 103 year old Grandfather viewed COVID-19 as a social blessing — and he may be right.
When I look down the road where my grandfather’s walking stick touched- it was a brown road — no tar, just solid mud and the sift of sand that touched his feet. And he walked with every guest to the main tar road from his old home. The home he was born in a village in South India. A home with gentle sloping terracotta roofs and with more natural lighting than many world class buildings. From this home, he showed his warmth to his guests in his white vesthi (tamil word for a plain white wrap around cloth in-place of pants) , pep in his walk, a calmness in his face. As long as his legs would listen to him and his eyesight was good — he walked with his walking stick for support, and waited till they boarded the bus. His thoughtful walk with every guest and graceful send off is something I remember him for.Read full story