Amazon LPs: Invest and Simplify

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 Invent and Simplify.  What is invent and simplify? Amazon’s official quote for this principle is: Leaders expect and require […]

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 […]

What I Learned Negotiating With Steve Jobs

An interesting article I stumbled upon that provides a bit of an insight into negotiations.  Enjoy Heidi Roizen’s piece in her dealings with Steve, below; (source: http://heidiroizen.tumblr.com/post/80368150370/what-i-learned-negotiating-with-steve-jobs) Fresh out of Stanford Business School, I started a software company, T/Maker, with my brother Peter. He was the software architect and I was, well, everything else. Our […]