The Cost of Happiness: Tony Hsieh

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Imperative Entertainment, Vespucci Group

The Cost of Happiness: Tony Hsieh

4.9/5

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Billionaire Zappos founder and tech CEO Tony Hsieh was obsessed with happiness and helping people achieve it. After running “the world’s happiest company” for two decades, Hsieh created his experimental community — The Downtown Project — dedicated to pursuing happiness. But what do Tony's life and death reveal about Silicon Valley’s obsession with re-imagining how society functions?"A gripping tale" - The GuardianThe Cost Of Happiness is reported and hosted by Nastaran Tavakoli-Far. It is produced by Charlie Towler. Cover art and design by Jeana Sullivan. The story editor is Meara Sharma, and Thomas Curry is the managing producer. Scoring and sound-des...


Critic Reviews

Score: 4.8

Miranda Sawyer • The Guardian Dec 10, 2022

"...covers a familiar area of podcast investigation. A gripping tale that will no doubt end far away from happiness."

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Score: 5

Hannah Verdier • The Guardian Dec 8, 2022

"...behind a workplace filled with adult playgrounds and perky managers was a darker story waiting to be uncovered. Nastaran Tavakoli-Far does the job well, looking into Hsieh’s very particular mission and tragic death."

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