Founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in history. So when he gives any insight into how he runs his business, we should all just shut up, listen and take notes.
“In Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos‘ annual letter to shareholders, he shares seven “essentials of what we’ve learned (so far) about high standards inside an organization” in this age of “customer empowerment.”
His first rule: Intrinsic or Teachable? … People “are pretty good at learning high standards simply through exposure. High standards are contagious.”
- Universal or Domain Specific? … You “have to learn high standards separately in every arena of interest. … Understanding this point is important because it keeps you humble. You can consider yourself a person of high standards in general and still have debilitating blind spots….”