Jeffrey Preston “Jeff” Bezos [ Wikipedia ] is an American technology entrepreneur and investor. He has played a role in the growth of e-commerce as the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, an online merchant of books and later of a wide variety of products and services, most recently video streaming. Amazon.com became the largest retailer on the World Wide Web and a model for Internet sales.
As of January 2016, Bezos’ personal wealth is estimated to be US$59.2 billion, due in part to a recent spike in Amazon’s stock price, ranking him 4th on the Forbes list of billionaires. If you need the right attitude, here are 20 amazing quotes by Jeff Bezos on innovation, success, e-commerce and more. Jeff is the only entrepreneur that looks at the long term health of his company, he doesn’t care about revenue and always re-invest his earnings back into growing Amazon.
If you do build a great experience, customer tell each other about that. Word of mouth is powerful.
I think frugality drives innovation just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.
There are two kinds of companies. Those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second.
The common question that gets asked in business is, ‘why?’ That’s a good question, but an equally valid question is, ‘why not?’
What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you – what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind – you have to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn’t a strategy.
If your customer base is aging with you, then eventually you are going to become obsolete or irrelevant. You need to be constantly figuring out who are your new customers and what are you doing to stay forever young.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Looks To The Future
Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer, serving 225M customers worldwide. What’s next for the company that prides itself on disrupting tradition? Charlie Rose interviews Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos.