Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose (Google eBook)

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Grand Central Publishing, Jun 7, 2010 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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  • Pay brand-new employees $2,000 to quit
  • Make customer service the responsibility of the entire company-not just a department
  • Focus on company culture as the #1 priority
  • Apply research from the science of happiness to running a business
  • Help employees grow-both personally and professionally
  • Seek to change the world
  • Oh, and make money too . . .
Sound crazy? It's all standard operating procedure at Zappos, the online retailer that's doing over $1 billion in gross merchandise sales annually. After debuting as the highest-ranking newcomer in Fortune magazine's annual "Best Companies to Work For" list in 2009, Zappos was acquired by Amazon in a deal valued at over $1.2 billion on the day of closing.
In DELIVERING HAPPINESS, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares the different lessons he has learned in business and life, from starting a worm farm to running a pizza business, through LinkExchange, Zappos, and more. Fast-paced and down-to-earth, DELIVERING HAPPINESS shows how a very different kind of corporate culture is a powerful model for achieving success-and how by concentrating on the happiness of those around you, you can dramatically increase your own.
To learn more about the book, go to www.deliveringhappinessbook.com.
  

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His writing style is easy to read and light-hearted. - Goodreads
I didn't enjoy his business tips. - Goodreads
Great stories...some good insight...easy read. - Goodreads
Readable, insightful, humorous, and educational. - Goodreads
Love this book, easy to read and inspiring. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Tony Hsieh admits from the start that there may be grammar errors in the book since he didn't use a shadow writer. So yes, the writing wasn't the best stylistically, but this does not this book is not ... Read full review

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User Review  - Waseem - Goodreads

I particularly enjoyed Tonys short biopic of how he was entrepreneurial as a kid and the shenanigans he'd get up to to make extra money for himself back in the day... Cute and admirable No doubt Tony ... Read full review

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