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
Cannot mail to a P.O. Box
The book(s) will be mailed out by the publisher

ENTRIES:

+1 for commenting
+10 for joining the Delivering Happiness Mailing List
+5 for following Tony on Twitter
+5 for following Delivering Happiness on Twitter
+5 if you like Tony on Facebook
+5 if you like Delivering Happiness on Facebook
+1 for following this blog
+1 for following me on twitter
+5 for sharing every place linking to this giveaway THIS CAN BE DONE ONCE A DAY
+1 for following my other blog It’s My Life.
+1 for friending me on Facebook here.
+1 for grabbing my button and placing it on your sidebar - leave link or your this entry does not count.
+2 for following my girl Krista's blog


*Current friends/followers receive the extra points as well - just make sure you remind me in the comments*

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Winners will be chosen July 28th and notified via email. The winners will have 48 hours to send me their mailing info or another winner will be chosen.

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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40 comments:

debbie said...

I would love to read some of his insight on business. +1
I am a gfc follower +1
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Melissa said...

Awesome giveaway! This is a book that is totally worht my time! I'm in! +1
Joined his mail list (just waiting for my confirmation) +10

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Margie said...

Thanks for the giveaway.
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allisonsbj3 said...

Thanks for this giveaway!

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Debs Desk said...

Please include me in your giveaway.

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Busy Working Mama said...

Great giveaway! Thanks!
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Jeff said...

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Frugaluser said...

+1 for commenting
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Darcie K. said...

I would love to read this!
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Misusedinnocence said...

+1, This sounds great, I'd love to read it.
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lag123 said...

+1 I would love for everyone in my company to listen to this one!
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TiffsPixieDust said...

I did all these...not sure if to put them all seperate comments or not...just following the trend of the entries above. ....Tiffypoot@aol.com

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+5 for following Tony on Twitter
+5 for following Delivering Happiness on Twitter
+5 if you like Tony on Facebook
+5 if you like Delivering Happiness on Facebook
+1 for following this blog
+1 for following me on twitter
+5 for sharing every place linking to this giveaway THIS CAN BE DONE ONCE A DAY
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+1 for friending me on Facebook here.
+1 for grabbing my button and placing it on your sidebar - leave link or your this entry does not count.
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Angela Livingston said...

Sounds like a great book! I love biographies.
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tina reynolds said...

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+1 for commenting
+10 for joining the Delivering Happiness Mailing List
+5 for following Tony on Twitter
+5 for following Delivering Happiness on Twitter
+5 if you like Tony on Facebook
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+1 for following this blog
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+1 for following your other blog It’s My Life.
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