Culture Exchange

Entitlement in the Workplace



Picture this: You’re at your company’s quarterly All Hands meeting. It’s Q&A time with top leaders where anyone can ask anything . . . and every time, people continually ask about getting more free perks around the office. True story.  

Zappos Welcomes the “Do More with Less” Frog to the Box



In August 2014 a cute new friend made its first appearance on the iconic Zappos box. He’s the “Do More with Less” Frog, and his presence and message is to promote green thinking and sustainable behavior. He’s named after Zappos Core Value #5 - Do More with Less. You might even be reading this blog for the first time thanks to Frog! Woo hoo!

The 80/20 Rule and How It Can Help Your Business



More commonly known as the 80/20 rule, the Pareto Principle has widespread applications across many different fields such as mathematics, economics, health, and business. So what exactly is it, and how can it benefit your organization?

Getting Creative with Employee Benefits and Engagement



Sometimes wanting to improve company culture can be a double-edged sword. It’s safe to say that both companies and employees alike want to strengthen their culture, but adding benefits can be expensive and take resources that may not be readily available. So how can a company get creative without breaking the bank? One example is the Zappos WISHEZ program.

3 Steps to Identifying Personal Core Values



Since Zappos HQ is based in downtown Las Vegas, we’re no strangers to Elvis sightings, and the King himself had some wise words about more than just hip shaking. “Values are like fingerprints,” he said. “Nobody’s are the same, but you leave ‘em all over everything you do.” Personal core values are intrinsic beliefs that affect how we interact with the world around us. In a previous post, we talked about the benefits of identifying core values, but how does one go about it? 


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