Jeff Bezos (Amazon & Blue Origin)

0:02 The Philosopher CEO

9:00 Jeff Bezos in his 20s and the idea for Amazon

21:00 Jeff Bezos’ regret minimization framework  

32:10 Customers not competitors

40:00 Bezos on work life harmony

43:00 There will be no John Sculley at Amazon

46:30 Focus on the customer and frugality

51:30 The founder of Costco gives Jeff Bezos advice

59:05 If you’re not good, Jeff will chew you up and spit you out. And if you’re good, he will jump on your back and ride you into the ground

1:02:30 Jeff’s counterintuitive point on communication: Communication is a sign of dysfunction

1:08:15 A different approach to meetings/ working backwards from the press release

1:13:00 No room for gatekeepers in the digital age

1:15:01 An email from the first CFO of Amazon 

Buy the book  The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone

If you would rather listen to the book you can get two free audiobooks by trying Audible.

David Senra