Working Backwards at Amazon

Amazon’s catalyst for innovation lies in its perspective to always think from the customer backwards. That’s how most successful projects get done, and it all starts with the commonly used Amazonian phrase, working backwards. Before building a charter, a project plan and setting out timelines, the first artifact that a customer-centric project entails is the … Continue reading Working Backwards at Amazon

Amazon LPs: Learn and Be Curious

Amazon’s Leadership Principles, or LPs help its employees hold themselves and each other accountable, through tangible and measurable qualities that guide and lead decision-making, with customers at the forefront.  This article will focus on the principle of Learn and Be Curious.  What is learn and be curious? Amazon’s official quote for this principle is: Leaders are never … Continue reading Amazon LPs: Learn and Be Curious

Preparing for an Interview at Amazon Series: Phone Screen

I’ve been at Amazon for just under a year, at the time of writing, and as I approach my first anniversary, I reflect on how I got on this crazy, exciting merry-go-ride, they call Prime Video. I wanted to put down my thoughts on screen as to how I prepared for the interviews, what the … Continue reading Preparing for an Interview at Amazon Series: Phone Screen

Amazon LPs: Ownership

Amazon’s Leadership Principles, or LPs help its employees hold themselves and each other accountable, through tangible and measurable qualities that guide and lead decision-making, with customers at the forefront. This article will focus on the principle of ownership. What is ownership? Amazon’s official quote for this principle is: Leaders are owners. They think long term … Continue reading Amazon LPs: Ownership

Amazon LPs: Bias for Action

Amazon’s Leadership Principles, or LPs help its employees hold themselves and each other accountable, through tangible and measurable qualities that guide and lead decision-making, with customers at the forefront. This article will focus on the principle of bias for action. What is bias for action? Amazon’s official quote for this principle is: Speed matters in … Continue reading Amazon LPs: Bias for Action