Landing an early role at a hyper-growth company like Facebook or Google seems like a dream. It seems like something you’d never want to walk away from.
So why do so many great people do exactly that? What can keep great employees from taking off?
And if you’re running one of these organizations, how do you keep great employees — those who helped build the organization — from hitting the road once you’ve achieved big success. It almost seems inevitable.
When the going gets tough, the tough show up.
When it stops being tough, they go find something else.