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 […]

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 […]

Amazon and Pizza

What is the deal with Amazon and pizzas? The optimal size of an engineering team should be able to be fed by two large pizzas. Abbreviated as 2PT. Akin to the ideal size of a scrum team, which should ideally be between 7 and 9, smaller focused teams spend less time on communications and focused […]