Opinion: Go to work, but ditch the boss?
A few months ago, after drinking scorpion shots with Zappos' CEO Tony Hsieh, he gave me a tour of the Downtown Project, a formerly blighted neighborhood in Las Vegas being revitalized.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Dangers Of Hiring Like Zappos: Corporate 'Cultural Fit' And Its HR Pitfalls
One of the terms that gets thrown about a lot today in discussions of hiring strategies is ''fit,'' as in, ''How well will this candidate 'fit' into the culture of our organization/company and exemplify our brand and our mission?'' It's not so easy to directly and definitively answer this question.
The Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas (of all places) may be about to reinvent car ownership
When your boss is Tony Hsieh, it's not unusual to wind up in a bar for your last meeting of the day.
The Washington Post
When Silicon Valley inspires the military
We've all worked in companies with ugly cultures. Leaders bark orders and we are expected to blindly obey, even if it's the wrong decision for the consumer or the company.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Gentrification Watch: Zappos CEO's Renovation of Downtown Vegas Angers Locals
Deep-pocketed Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh has an ambitious plan to makeover blighted Downtown Las Vegas - one that the both the current and former local administrations back wholeheartedly.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Locals Question Impact of Zappos in Las Vegas
Online shoe and clothing retailer Zappos has drawn praise from some for revitalizing the downtown Las Vegas neighborhood where it has built offices and corporate housing.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Why 'Google Buses' Are Bad for Cities
Tech buses deployed by companies like Google and Apple bring the benefit of more collective transportation.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Questioning the Power Structure of Downtown Las Vegas' Revitalization
Has the power and influence of Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh spoiled the good intentions of the Downtown Project in Las Vegas? Ed Komenda takes a critical look at the ongoing revitalization of Downtown Las Vegas.
'Google Buses' Are Bad For Cities, Says New York MTA Official
An anonymous reader writes "The Director of Sustainability for New York's MTA is calling out Google, Apple, and Yahoo for 'deliberately' building their campuses away from public amenities like restaurants, and public transportation.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun
Is Tony Hsieh downtown Las Vegas' savior or conqueror?
Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com, talks about ideas for downtown redevelopment at a Zappos condo in the Ogden in downtown Las Vegas Thursday, June 7, 2012.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
The Unexpected Secret Behind Bigger Profits
You've done all of the right things to grow your business according to what trusted experts and mentors have advised.
What's the buzz: The customer service week in review - 14-02-22
Steve Jobs , Richard Branson , Jeff Bezos , Tony Hsieh , Gary Vaynerchuk and Herb Kelleher have to say about customer and employee experience.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Las Vegas' fashion scene emerges with Market Week
The new Downtown Container Park served as the venue for Zappos' Fashion in the Park event and is home to many emerging designers.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Las Vegas Review Journal
Iguana escape, skeptical zebra can't derail zoo-saving fundraiser
Crowds of people look at a temporary zoo at the Zappos.com headquarters in Las Vegas Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Gemvara founder Matt Lauzon gets $1.4M for new startup dunwello
Matt Lauzon, founder and chairman of Gemvara, has raised $1.4 million in seed funding for his new startup, dunwello.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Customer Interaction Solutions
Las Vegas Sun Joe Schoenmann column [Las Vegas Sun :: ]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Feb. 10--Hoping to raise enough money to help keep open the only zoo in Clark County, Zappos.com will host some 70-plus animals this weekend on its downtown campus.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
Zappo's Tony Hsieh Has Created A Shopping And Dining Experience In...
Las Vegas is a lot of fun. But every part of the Vegas Strip is designed to confuse tourists into parting with their cash.