When Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, was just out of college, he sold his first company to Microsoft for $265 million. But for him, the sale wasn’t about money—he was actually most concerned about the company culture he had created.
“I just didn’t look forward to going to the office. The passion and excitement were no longer there,” said Tony, in a New York Times interview. “So when I joined Zappos about a year later, I wanted to make sure that I didn’t make the same mistake.”
Since then, Tony has made culture the