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A Leader’s Role in Stowing the Luggage

In 2001, I was very close to being bankrupt. I had five collection departments calling and emailing me daily, threatening legal action if I did not come up with a total of almost $700,000 to repay them. My good friends Adriel and Bret were dodging the exact same calls for similar amounts they owed. Between the three of us, we did not even have $100,000 because we had not taken any pay as the company we were running was going under. Times were very bleak.