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Happiness, A billion dollar business model

When we are talking about the workplace Happiness, the book which perhaps stands first on the list is Delivering Happiness. The entrepreneur turned author Tony Hsieh (Pronounced “Shay”), who sold his business Zappos.com to Amazon for about a billion US $, is so much so into spreading happiness that he is now on a mission to spread happiness world over. 376 more words


Summaries: Delivering Happiness

Companies with a social purpose deliver greater success, according to Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com. Zappos is an online clothing and apparel retailer founded in 1999 and grossing over US$1b in revenue annually. 2,056 more words


There is no work-around for effective leadership

Hi there. I have taken some time off writing. I thought maybe it was a dry spell because I couldn’t seem to take a thought on a logical journey to a conclusion. 745 more words


Thinx founder Miki Agrawal, inspired by Burning Man, forgot that offices need boundaries

The controversy surrounding Thinx founder Miki Agrawal—which began when Racked published an exposé portraying a toxic workplace culture that spiraled into allegations of sexual harassment… 817 more words

Why even a women’s underwear startup couldn’t create a good culture for women

It’s become something of a tradition: Hot new startup enthuses the public, wows the media, charms investors, turns out to be exploiting its employees, and goes through a spasm of contrition in which the chastened founder publishes an… 641 more words

Zappos Gives Away Free Prom Dresses and Tuxedos Today

Zappos is known for giving generously to the community, but to see that giving spirit come out today first hand for the high school students living in Las Vegas, I was bewildered by how wonderful the company is. 186 more words