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When Tony Hsieh started Zappos in 1999, he was smart enough to realize what would make his company stand out.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
5 Books That Reveal the Secrets of Your Entrepreneurial Heroes
What can we learn by reading about the world's greatest entrepreneurs? Often, it's the small but telling details, such as the fact Warren Buffett and Bill Gates solidified their "bromance" during a dinner party after they both cited focus as the attribute that led to their success.
Oldest Vegas Bar Has New Owners
The oldest standing bar in Sin City has new owners. The Downtown Project, spearheaded by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, has purchased Atomic Liquors' building and land.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Comcast Demonstrates How to Repel Customers
There's an old saying that no publicity is bad publicity. While this may work for celebrities who see their fame rise with each trashed hotel room, the same is not true for companies, particularly in an age of social media.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Has De-emphasizing Job Titles Empowered Zappos Workers?
Throughout the year, Zappos has been transitioning to "holacracy" to restructure its organization and culture , which will do away with internal job titles at the billion-dollar startup.
Management Skills Blog
"Zappos just abolished bosses" - Baloney
"The latest management trend to sweep Silicon Valley requires CEOs to formally relinquish their authority and grants special protection for every employee to experiment with ideas.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Richard Branson And Tony Hsieh On Business Lives, Leadership And Legacies
As inspiring as it is to see exciting new entrepreneurs bringing innovation and disruption to the business world, I'm always curious to know how some of the most successful and well-established entrepreneurs reflect on their business journeys.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Withering Glance adds Web shopping to its cart
The time-suckage quotient exceeds that of the YouTube cat video marathon I just finished.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Zappos adds mobile features on Apple iOS app
After the CEO of Zappos.com offered Kanye West advice, the rapper dumped on the online shoe and clothing seller calling its products crap, but using a different word.