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    Invent & wander : the collected writings of Jeff Bezos / with an introduction by Walter Isaacson.
    by Bezos, Jeffrey, author.
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    Boston, Massachusetts : Harvard Business Review Press & Public Affairs, [2021]
    Subjects
  • Bezos, Jeffrey.
  •  
  • Amazon.com (Firm)
  •  
  • Entrepreneurship.
  •  
  • Book industries and trade -- United States.
  •  
  • Creative thinking.
  •  
  • Success.
  • ISBN: 
    9781647820718
    1647820715
    Description: 
    270 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
    Contents: 
    Introduction by Walter Isaacson -- A note on searching -- -
    Part 2. The shareholder letters: -- It's all about the long term (1997) -- Obsessions (1998) -- Building for the long term (1999) -- Taking the long view (2000) -- The customer franchise is our most valuable asset (2001) -- What's good for customers is good for shareholders (2002) -- Long term thinking (2003) -- Thinking about finance (2004) -- Making decisions (2005) -- Growing new businesses (2006) -- A team of missionaries (2007) -- Working backward (2008) -- Setting goals (2009) -- Fundamental tools (2010) -- The power of invention (2011) -- Internally driven (2012) -- "Wow" (2013) -- Three big ideas (2014) -- Big winners pay for many experiments (2015) -- Fending off day 2 (2016) -- building a culture of high standards (2017) -- Intuition, curiosity, and the power of wandering (2018) -- Scale for good (2019) --
    Part 2. Life and work: -- My gift in life -- A crucial moment at Princeton -- "We are what we choose": address to the Princeton graduating class of 2010 -- Resourcefulness -- Why I went from a hedge fund to selling books -- Finding the root cause -- Creating wealth -- The idea for Prime -- Thinking three years out -- Where the idea of Amazon Web Services came from -- Alexa, AI, and machine learning -- Physical stores and Whole Foods -- Buying the Washington post -- Trust -- Work-life harmony -- Recruiting talent: do you want mercenaries or missionaries? -- Decisions -- Competition -- Government scrutiny and big companies -- The Climate Pledge -- The Bezos Day One Fund -- The purpose of going into space -- It's still Day One for America.
    Summary: 
    A collection of writings by the founder and CEO of Amazon includes a selection of Bezos's unusual annual shareholder letters, speeches, and interviews that offer insight into his background, his professional approaches, and the evolutions of his ideas.
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