Can you imagine showing up to your first day of a new job and being offered $2000 to walk out the door that very same day? Zappos, the amazingly successful and fairly unknown (at least in most circles) e-commerce business does exactly that. And apparently it leaves only the truly interested working at the company. Strange, perhaps, but you can’t fault their results. One in seven UPS overnight packages comes from them. They’re generating $1 billion in revenues per year.
The interview embedded below is from a Harvard Business blog post, and is a fantastic article. Don’t miss this one!