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Organizational Culture Meets Porn

Eduardo P. Braun | Posted 05.26.2014 | Business
Eduardo P. Braun

Create a sense of purpose. Which is the dream? It must be something that wakes up emotions, that makes us jump out of bed every morning and run to work -- and don't dare tell me the dream is to increase sales by 10 percent.

It's the Culture, Stupid!

Eduardo P. Braun | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business
Eduardo P. Braun

Strategy and culture are the two pillars for business success and for far too long we only paid serious attention to strategy. Now is the time to manage your culture!

How Workplace Happiness Can Lead To Growth For America | Posted 10.05.2011 | Business

Is the future of sustainable growth in corporate America linked to how happy we are to go to our jobs every day? Tony Hsieh, CEO of, say...

Alex Wagner

Zappos' CEO: Saving Vegas From Itself | Alex Wagner | Posted 08.17.2011 | Impact

The Zappos offices in Las Vegas are housed in a sun-drenched office park on a stretch of highway that could be found pretty much anywhere -- except fo...

The Formula for Success: Having the Right People By Your Side

Michael Tasner | Posted 07.10.2011 | Business
Michael Tasner

Everyone has dreams, goals and intentions. To illustrate that point, I wanted to share a true story. In 2000, the Russians were playing war games an...

Your Company's Core Purpose

Michael Tasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Tasner

After years in business, I realized I have been missing a critical piece to help move my business to the next level: a defined core purpose.

Zappos CEO: Why I Walked Away From Big Money At Microsoft

Tony Hsieh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tony Hsieh

Eleven years ago, I made a list of the happiest periods in my life, and I realized that none of them involved money. I realized that building stuff and being creative and inventive made me happy.

Zappos Pricing Error Loses Sit $1.6 Million In Six-Hours

Fast Company | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

This past Friday, between midnight and 6AM PST,, a Zappos sister site, accidentally made the biggest pricing error in the company's history....

Web 3.0 Companies

Michael Tasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Tasner

When it comes to utilizing Web 3.0, there are a few companies that I consider to be game changers and in a whole different league from the rest. Here is what they have in common.

Zappos & Desserts by Tawny: A Paradigm Shift in Entrepreneurship

Diana Mao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diana Mao

Making gobs of money is just not enough nowadays.

Tony Hsieh: Why I Sold Zappos To Amazon | Tony Hsieh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Tony Hsieh built his online shoe retailer into an e-commerce powerhouse. But with credit tightening and investors eyeing the exits, Hsieh was forced t...

'Delivering Happiness': What Poker Taught Me About Business

Tony Hsieh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Hsieh

I started to notice similarities between what was good poker strategy and what made for good business strategy, especially when thinking about the separation between short-term thinking.

Amazon's Acquistion of Zappos: A Superb Example of Karmic Capitalism

Chip Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chip Conley

Zappos has proven that "karmic capitalism" isn't just a catchy cliché, but it's also a very effective means to run a business and cash out at an extremely impressive return on investment.

Amazon Buys Zappos In $807 Million Acquisition

MarketWatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Inc. /quotes/comstock/15*!amzn/quotes/nls/amzn (AMZN 89.79, +1.00, +1.13%) said Wednesday it has agreed t...