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It was about 8 o’clock at night when the brick came smashing through my living room window. My children were just toddlers, playing in the very same room. Then the death threats started coming. A few days later I hired round-the-clock security to guard my family.

Many employees were openly hostile. Some were secretly telling my board what I was doing. Others were plotting against me in hopes I would get fired. My board questioned almost every move I made. The media hounded and harangued me constantly. Most nights I couldn’t sleep, wondering what to do next.

And just when I thought it couldn’t get worse, my wife started getting anonymous calls claiming I was having an affair with one of my employees. I wasn’t.

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