“10Pines calls its approach ‘sociocracy.’ It was inspired by the Brazilian businessman Ricardo Semler and his experience transforming his family’s manufacturing firm Semco. He turned it into a so-called “agile, collaborative company” with workers taking oversight of issues traditionally left to managers, finding it led to a low turnover of staff and revitalised the firm’s fortunes.” The company where colleagues decide your salary. (Great, now I have to ask my proofer RD for a raise…)

+ He attempted to take a small dose of the hallucinogenic — known in some circles as microdosing — before a key investors’ meeting in 2019. It didn’t work out. A San Francisco tech CEO says he was ousted because he used LSD before a big investors’ meeting. (These meetings are so boring that the board should have given this guy a raise for the entertainment value alone.)