What do you do when you have to show that ‘you are a serious’ company and everybody around you has to take
Well, wear a tie.
At least that’s what Mark Zuckerberg did in 2009.
From his timeline:
Jan 1, 2009.
My 2009 challenge was to wear a tie for a whole year. After the start of the recession in 2008, I wanted to signal to everyone at Facebook that this was a serious year for us. Great companies thrive by investing more heavily while everyone else is cutting back during a recession. But great companies also make sure they’re financially strong and sustainable. My tie was the symbol of how serious and important a year this was, and I wore it every day to show this.
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