Tony Hsieh Passes Away

April 1, 2021
“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,