Tony Hsieh the Founder of Zappos

The entrepreneur of the day is Tony Hsieh. He was the founder of Zappos and had a net worth of $840 million dollars.

Below are top Tony Hsieh quotes.

1. Envision, create, and believe in your own universe, and the universe will form around you.

2. I started making a list of the lessons I learned from playing poker that could also be applied to business… 

– Be patient and think long-term. 

– The players with the most stamina and focus usually win. 

– Differentiate yourself. Do the opposite of what the rest of the table is doing. 

– Hope is not a good plan.

3. Never outsource your core competency.

4. If you have more than 3 priorities then you don’t have any.

5. We must never lose our sense of urgency in making improvements. We must never settle for good enough, because good is the enemy of great.

6. To WOW, you must differentiate yourself, which means do something a little unconventional and innovative. You must do something that’s above and beyond what’s expected. And whatever you do must have an emotional impact on the receiver.

7. People may not remember exactly what you did or what you said but they always remember how you made them feel, that’s what matters the most.

8. The ultimate definition of success is: You could lose everything that you have and truly be okay with it. Your happiness isn’t based on external factors.

9. Zappos is a customer service company that just happens to sell shoes.

10. I thought about how easily we are all brainwashed by our society and culture to stop thinking and just assume by default that more money equals more success and more happiness when ultimately happiness is really just about enjoying life.

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