“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.”
Hsieh, the 46-yr-old former CEO of Zappos, died Friday from injuries sustained during a house fire. Viewed as a revolutionary business leader, Hsieh (‘Shay’) led Zappos to change the shoe sale industry forever despite not regularly owning more than 4 pairs of shoes. Amazon bought Zappos in 2009 for $1B+.
An overview featuring a great 30-minute interview with Hsieh: CLICK HERE TO LISTEN
Hsieh’s quote on success can be found around the seven-minute mark in this interview:
by Jenna Lee,