Episode 98

Author of ‘The Amazon Way - 14 Leadership Principles Behind the World’s Most Disruptive Company’
10 July 2017 Comments
00:00:00 01:07:06
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Some of the topics that we cover in our chat with John include:
  • The ideas behind his book: The Amazon Way - 14 Principles Behind the World’s Most Disruptive Company.
  • What drives Amazon to succeed and discover new businesses.
  • The Amazon & Google race to be the first to hit the $1000 share price.
  • The benefits of platform businesses (like Amazon) that allow other businesses to innovate on top of their platform.
  • Jeff Bezos’ long-term goals for Amazon.
  • How Amazon started with ‘Door-Desks’ and why they still use them today as a visual reminder of frugality, the 10th Principle.
  • What it’s like to work at Amazon.
  • The techniques used at Amazon to achieve clarity and simplicity within the organisation.
  • Amazon’s ‘Bar-Raiser’ method to finding and employing flexible, growth-oriented people.
Visit http://johnrossman.com/monkey/ to download a free poster & some sample chapters from John's book.

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