July 14, 2010

Review & Giveaway: Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh Audio Book


Synopsis

In his first audiobook, Tony Hsieh - the widely-admired CEO of Zappos, the online shoe retailer - -explains how he created a unique culture and commitment to service that aims to improve the lives of its employees, customers, vendors, and backers. Using anecdotes and stories from his own life experiences, and from other companies, Hsieh provides concrete ways that companies can achieve unprecedented success, Even better, he shows how creating happiness and record results go hand-in-hand.

He starts with the "Why" in a section where he narrates his quest to understand the science of happiness. Then he runs through the ten Zappos "Core Values" such as "Deliver WOW through Service," "Create Fun and A Little Weirdness," and "Build a Positive Team and Family Spirit" and explains how you and your colleagues should come up with your own.

Hsieh then details many of the unique practices at Zappos that have made it the success it is today, such as their philosphy of allocating...


Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh Audio Book
Hachette Audio
9781607882305
6/7/2010
$29.98/$35.98



3 of my readers a copy of this book
Open to residents of the US and Canada
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The book(s) will be mailed out by the publisher

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Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are 100% mine. If you purchase a book using my Amazon or Barnes and Noble link, I will receive a small portion of the purchase price.


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  1. I would love to read some of his insight on business. +1
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  2. Awesome giveaway! This is a book that is totally worht my time! I'm in! +1
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  4. Thanks for this giveaway!

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  5. Please include me in your giveaway.

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  6. Great giveaway! Thanks!
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  9. I would love to read this!
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  10. +1, This sounds great, I'd love to read it.
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  13. +1 I would love for everyone in my company to listen to this one!
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  15. Sounds like a great book! I love biographies.
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