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The Huffington Post.
So starts the letter Andrew Mason wrote to the employees of Groupon, upon the occasion of his dismissal as CEO of Groupon.
The rest isn't as funny, but it is just as heart-felt. If you want, you can read it here.
Over the course of my, for lack of a better word, corporate writing career, my experience has been that the higher you go up into the organization, usually the nicer and brighter the individual.
The back-biting takes place down in the lower ranks, where people are still trying to claw their way to the top.