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    :: Thursday, May 08, 2008 ::

    Waterboarding for Sales - By Jon Coppelman, Workers Comp Insider
    Like any good manager looking for an edge, Christopherson decided to bring this aggressive 'Socratic method' to his team.

    Chad Hudgens, a member of the under-performing sales group, made the mistake of volunteering for the 'team-building exercise.' In a park outside Prosper's offices, he lay on his back with his head downhill. Co-workers knelt on either side and pinned his arms. Christopherson proceeded to pour water from a jug over his nose and mouth.

    'So they held me down,' Hudgens reports. '...I can't scream because the water's going down my throat...Toward the end, I'm starting to black out. I think I am drowning.'
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