Tony Hsieh is an Internet entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is the CEO of the online shoe and clothing company Zappos. Prior to joining Zappos, Hsieh co-founded the Internet advertising network LinkExchange, which he sold to Microsoft in 1998 for $265 million.
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For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today’s dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. In Give and Take, Adam Grant, an award-winning researcher and Wharton’s highest-rated professor, examines the surprising forces...
Defines a road to success marked by new ways of relating to colleagues and customers as well as new ways of growing a business. – source
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Learn how and why putting principles first at work, changed the business culture and rocketed a little North Dakota company from the basement into a $100+ million e-commerce superstore all while having fun & delivering more to customers, business partners & employees.Find out how to massively grow your organization by getting principles ingrained i...
Scott Bintz gives another example of how company culture can have a positive impact on people. – source
The Charisma Code
Communicating in A Language Beyond Words
The Charisma Code is for those individuals and companies ready to effectively communicate with anyone. With a 3-step formula for speaking a language beyond words, The Charisma Code is a personal growth and global communications tool. As Janet C. Salazar, CEO of IMPACT Leadership 21 and Permanent Representative to the United Nations says in The Char...
The Charisma Code offers a wealth of tools for resolving conflict, inspiring engagement, and changing culture. – source
"This book shows how using business as a force for good, not just pursuing short-term profits, can be better for consumers, employees, local communities, the environment, and your company's long-term bottom line."--Tony Hsieh, New York Times bestselling author of Delivering Happiness and CEO, Zappos.com, Inc.B Corps are a global movement of more th...
The B Corp Handbook shows how using business as a force for good, not just pursuing short-term profits, can be better for consumers, employees, local communities, the environment, and your company’s long-term bottom line. – source
As the pace of change accelerates and the volume of information explodes, we're under great pressure to connect just in time with the people and ideas we need to thrive. But we can no longer plan our way to successthere will always be factors beyond our control. This uncertainty, however, cultivates one of today's key drivers of success: serendipit...
Serendipity has been part of our not-so-secret sauce at Zappos from the very beginning. We've seen first-hand how breakthroughs are so often due to the spontaneous collisions between people and ideas. Get Lucky provides a framework for understanding how serendipity works, and shows how it can be used as a practice in life and business. – source
From the founders of the trailblazing software company 37signals, here is a different kind of business book - one that explores a new reality. Today, anyone can be in business. Tools that used to be out of reach are now easily accessible. Technology that cost thousands is now just a few pounds or even free. Stuff that was impossible just a few year...
The wisdom in these pages is edgy yet simple, straightforward, and proven. Read this book multiple times to help give you the courage you need to get out there and make something great. – source
An invaluable operating manual, says Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO and author of Delivering Happiness. Using brilliantly simple logic that illuminates the universal truths in common emotional challenges, popular motivational speaker and bestselling author Chip Conley has written a fresh, original guide to an authentic and fulfilling life.*With a foreword ...
Rarely has a CEO bared his soul in a book as Chip Conley has in Emotional Equations. This powerfully authentic story makes for a compelling read and an invaluable operating manual for life. Chip’s stories are used to create emotional building blocks that define how we can understand and navigate our internal weather and emotions. – source
Its the great paradox of the digital age, what Radha Agrawal calls community confusionthe internet connects us to hundreds, thousands, even millions of people, and yet we feel more isolated than ever, with 1 in 4 Americans saying they have zero friends to confide in. Where are our people? The answer is found in Belong , a highly energetic and beau...
Radha wrote a book that's fun to read, easy to digest, and embodies deep wisdom. This isn't just a book I'm endorsing. This is a book that I want to buy multiple copies of because I have so many friends and acquaintances that will benefit from it. It’s the first time I couldn't wait to finish reading a book so that I could give my copy to one of my friends to read the same day. – source
Jonah Berger, the bestselling author of Contagious, explores the subtle, secret influences that affect the decisions we make from what we buy, to the careers we choose, to what we eat in his latest New York Times bestseller that is a rare business book that s both informative and enough fun to take to the beach (Fortune.com). If you re like most pe...
Whether you want to influence others, make smarter decisions, or just better understand the mystery that is human behavior, this book will show you how. A terrific, insightful read. – source
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Ivanka is donating the unpaid portion of her advance and all future royalties received from Women Who Work to the Ivanka M. Trump Charitable Fund, a donor advised fund that will make grants to organizations that empower and educate women and girls.* "This is a chatty step-by-step guide to living a happy life and getting a...
The advice is spot-on for everyone, not just women. – source