In case you have not heard of this cutting-edge company, Zappos has 1,600+ employees who produce in excess of $2 billion in revenues annually. Zappos sells online shoes and clothing for men, women, and children. Tony Hsieh, 41-year old CEO, is a simple man. Although worth hundreds of millions of dollars, Hsieh does not need a big, elaborate, fancy office (photos of Hsieh’s workspace) and he chooses to live in a trailer park in Las Vegas instead of a mansion.
Zappos is also well-known for their “fun” work environment and culture while they deliver “WOW” to their customers, which it has done so in spades, serving millions of customers across the globe.
The Office Dynamics team spent two hours in early December touring the Las-Vegas based corporate campus. We learned a great deal in those 2 hours which we can now apply to our own roles and business. [Read more…]