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Looks Like Zappos' Self-Management System Isn't for Everyone
Managing Employees

Looks Like Zappos' Self-Management System Isn't for Everyone

Nearly 14 percent of the company's workforce accepted buyouts following its move to 'Holacracy' in 2013.
Richard Feloni
Zappos Is Bringing Uber-Like Surge Pay to the Workplace
Zappos

Zappos Is Bringing Uber-Like Surge Pay to the Workplace

For the online retailer's call center employees, more caller demand means more pay.
Claire Zillman
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's 'Great American Techtopia' Is in Trouble
Tony Hsieh

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's 'Great American Techtopia' Is in Trouble

Tony Hsieh, a cult-like figure and the CEO of Zappos, is reportedly stepping down as leader of his $350 million project to transform Downtown Las Vegas into a city built entirely for entrepreneurs.
Laura Entis
5 Insanely Inspirational Quotes For Entrepreneurs
Inspiration

5 Insanely Inspirational Quotes For Entrepreneurs

Successful people have bad days, too. Here are some of my favorite quotes for unlocking motivation.
Lewis Howes
The Secrets to Landing a Literary Agent
literary agent

The Secrets to Landing a Literary Agent

Entrepreneurs are full of lessons and advice, making them ideal candidates to write a book.
Dorie Clark
10 Must-See Videos on Business, Creativity and Success
Inspiration

10 Must-See Videos on Business, Creativity and Success

Nearly every entrepreneur can benefit in one way or another from watching these videos culled from Stanford's YouTube channel.
Gregory Ciotti
7 Entrepreneurs You Should Start Following Now
Inspiration

7 Entrepreneurs You Should Start Following Now

These inspiring thought leaders are worth studying and can provide key lessons.
Jeff Shore
5 Books That Reveal the Secrets of Your Entrepreneurial Heroes
Success Strategies

5 Books That Reveal the Secrets of Your Entrepreneurial Heroes

Here are five must-read books that show what entrepreneurial success really takes, and how we can apply the principles of the best to our business.
Dorie Clark
If You Want a Job at Zappos, You'll Have to Network for It
Zappos

If You Want a Job at Zappos, You'll Have to Network for It

The online shoe and apparel retailer, which prides itself on valuing company culture above all else, is dramatically changing its hiring process.
Laura Entis
10 Quotes to Get You Through the Marathon of Entrepreneurship
Inspiration

10 Quotes to Get You Through the Marathon of Entrepreneurship

These motivational nuggets of wisdom will help you persist during the ups and downs.
Adam Toren
10 Twitter Accounts Every Entrepreneur Should Be Following
Entrepreneurs

10 Twitter Accounts Every Entrepreneur Should Be Following

For those entrepreneurs looking to get a little inspiration in short, succinct bits, follow these people on Twitter.
Matthew Toren
Work Hard and Dream Big: 5 Inspiring Entrepreneurs You Should Follow on Twitter
Marketing

Work Hard and Dream Big: 5 Inspiring Entrepreneurs You Should Follow on Twitter

Here are some of the business owners we love to follow on Twitter. We bet you'll find them inspiring, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Zappos Gives Job Titles the Boot
Growth Strategies

Zappos Gives Job Titles the Boot

Zappos plans to do away with standard hierarchy in the New Year and implement a corporate structure called 'Holacracy.'
Nina Zipkin
The 10 Best Comments in the Zappos-Kanye War
Leadership

The 10 Best Comments in the Zappos-Kanye War

After Kanye West took a stab at Zappos's products, the company fought back and some clever commenters joined in.
Andrea Huspeni