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Business Insider
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's Downtown Project was inspired by techniques for picking up girlsZappos CEO Tony Hsieh founded the Downtown Project in 2012 in the hopes of tran
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's Downtown Project was inspired by techniques for picking up girls
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh founded the Downtown Project in 2012 in the hopes of transforming a barren downtown Las Vegas into a bustling city for entrepreneurs. His $350 million personal investment has been used to support a reported 300 businesses and... Read more
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The Atlantic
Thinking Outside the CubeThe office of the future probably won’t look like something out of The Jetsons,
Thinking Outside the Cube
The Atlantic / Posted 9 days ago
The office of the future probably won’t look like something out of The Jetsons, with levitating desks and workers who communicate telepathically. But it could resemble a different fictional realm. “It’s going to look a lot more like Harry Potter,”... Read more
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Mashable
5 ways companies can conquer customer satisfactionImage: Bertrand Lepautremat/Corbis This article is part of DBA, a series on Ma
5 ways companies can conquer customer satisfaction
Mashable / Posted 10 days ago
Image: Bertrand Lepautremat/Corbis This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management. When Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, joined the online... Read more
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Business Standard India
Where do entrepreneurs receive their start-up ideas from?I first invested in this business, but it wasn’t doing too well so I took it ov
Where do entrepreneurs receive their start-up ideas from?
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
I first invested in this business, but it wasn’t doing too well so I took it over and turned it around A well known example of this is Tony Hsieh. He was first an investor in Zappos, a promising start-up, which had issues and needed capital. One... Read more
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Entrpreneur
The Unique Cultures of 10 Hugely Successful CompaniesEntrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures t
The Unique Cultures of 10 Hugely Successful Companies
Entrpreneur / Posted 18 days ago
Entrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures to be featured on our annual list. Think your company has what it takes? Click here to get started. Corporate culture means a lot more than it used to, especially in this... Read more
19d
ABC News
Why Zappos' CEO Lives in a TrailerThere are more than 500 billionaires in America, but you’ve probably never met
Why Zappos' CEO Lives in a Trailer
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
There are more than 500 billionaires in America, but you’ve probably never met one like Tony Hsieh. The 41-year-old CEO of online shoe company Zappos could live in any multi-million dollar mansion he pleases. But he chooses to live in a... Read more
19d
E! Online
Want to Work Without a Boss? Zappos Is the Place to BeHave you ever wondered what it might be like to work without a boss? Zappos has
Want to Work Without a Boss? Zappos Is the Place to Be
E! Online / Posted 19 days ago
Have you ever wondered what it might be like to work without a boss? Zappos has you covered. The billion-dollar online shoe company is testing a "holacracy" system, an environment where employees manage themselves. Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh decided to... Read more
20d
The Globe and Mail
How to take your business to the next levelThis column is part of Globe Careers’ Leadership Lab series, where executives a
How to take your business to the next level
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
This column is part of Globe Careers’ Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at@Globe_Careers. Find all Leadership Lab stories attgam.ca/leadershiplab It would have... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Virtual Assistant Service Zirtual Abruptly Shuts DownThe startup world can be a volatile one. The sudden shutdown of Las Vegas-based
Virtual Assistant Service Zirtual Abruptly Shuts Down
Entrpreneur / Posted 20 days ago
The startup world can be a volatile one. The sudden shutdown of Las Vegas-based virtual assistant service Zirtual is a reminder that things can go south, apparently in an instant. Zirtual's clients and about 400 employees received an e-mail today... Read more
20d
TechCrunch
Virtual Assistant Startup Zirtual Is “Pausing All Operations”The personal assistant startup sent an email to customers saying that it’s “pau
Virtual Assistant Startup Zirtual Is “Pausing All Operations”
TechCrunch / Posted 20 days ago
The personal assistant startup sent an email to customers saying that it’s “pausing all operations,” starting today: “Due to a combination of market circumstances and financial constraints we must re-organize our current structure if we are to... Read more
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Entrpreneur
4 Ways to Build a Company Employees Just Don't Want to QuitEntrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures t
4 Ways to Build a Company Employees Just Don't Want to Quit
Entrpreneur / Posted 27 days ago
Entrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures to be featured on our annual list. Think your company has what it takes? Click here to get started. When an employee quits, you don’t just lose the time, money and effort... Read more
28d
Zero Hedge
CEO Hikes Minimum Wage To $70K, Capitalist Tragicomedy EnsuesMeet 31-year-old Dan Price. Dan is the CEO of Seattle-based credit card paymen
CEO Hikes Minimum Wage To $70K, Capitalist Tragicomedy Ensues
Zero Hedge / Posted 28 days ago
Meet 31-year-old Dan Price. Dan is the CEO of Seattle-based credit card payments processing firm Gravity Payments, and three months ago, he did a funny thing. After talking with a friend who confessed to having difficulties making student loan... Read more
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MedCity News
Death in America: Dealing with an Uncomfortable SubjectDeath is inevitable. How we deal with it, culturally and medically, is a topic
Death in America: Dealing with an Uncomfortable Subject
MedCity News / Posted a month ago
Death is inevitable. How we deal with it, culturally and medically, is a topic that has generated lots of interest of late. There are as many ways of dealing with the end of life (or not dealing with it), as there are people who die. In my practice,... Read more

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