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Invent & wander : the collected writings of Jeff Bezos / with an introduction by Walter Isaacson.

Bezos, Jeffrey, (author.). Isaacson, Walter, (writer of introduction.). Bezos, Jeffrey. It's all about the long term. (Added Author). Bezos, Jeffrey. Obsessions. (Added Author). Bezos, Jeffrey. Building for the long term. (Added Author). Bezos, Jeffrey. Taking the long view. (Added Author). Bezos, Jeffrey. Customer franchise is our most valuable asset. (Added Author). Bezos, Jeffrey. What's good for customers is good for shareholders. (Added Author). Bezos, Jeffrey. Long-term thinking. (Added Author). Bezos, Jeffrey. Thinking about finance. (Added Author). Bezos, Jeffrey. Making decisions. (Added Author). Bezos, Jeffrey. Growing new businesses. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781647820718
  • ISBN: 1647820715
  • Physical Description: 270 pages : illustration ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Harvard Business Review Press & Public Affairs, [2021]

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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.
Subject: Bezos, Jeffrey.
Entrepreneurship. (Firm)
Book industries and trade > United States.
Creative thinking.

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Invent and Wander : The Collected Writings of Jeff Bezos, with an Introduction by Walter Isaacson
Invent and Wander : The Collected Writings of Jeff Bezos, with an Introduction by Walter Isaacson
by Bezos, Jeff (Contribution by); Isaacson, Walter (Introduction by)
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Table of Contents

Invent and Wander : The Collected Writings of Jeff Bezos, with an Introduction by Walter Isaacson

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Introduction   Walter Isaacsonp. 1
A Note on Sourcingp. 27
Part 1The Shareholder Letters
    It's All About the Long Term (1997)p. 31
    Obsessions (1998)p. 37
    Building for the Long Term (1999)p. 44
    Taking the Long View (2000)p. 51
    The Customer Franchise Is Our Most Valuable Asset (2001)p. 55
    What's Good for Customers Is Good for Shareholders (2002)p. 60
    Long-Term Thinking (2003)p. 64
    Thinking About Finance (2004)p. 67
    Making Decisions (2005)p. 72
    Growing New Businesses (2006)p. 76
    A Team of Missionaries (2007)p. 80
    Working Backward (2008)p. 84
    Setting Goals (2009)p. 88
    Fundamental Tools (2010)p. 92
    The Power of Invention (2011)p. 96
    Internally Driven (2012)p. 102
    "Wow" (2013)p. 107
    Three Big Ideas (2014)p. 122
    Big Winners Pay for Many Experiments (2015)p. 133
    Fending Off Day 2 (2016)p. 146
    Building a Culture of High Standards (2017)p. 153
    Intuition, Curiosity, and the Power of Wandering (2018)p. 167
    Scale for Good (2019)p. 176
Part 2Life of Work
    My Gift in Lifep. 189
    A Crucial Moment at Princetonp. 191
    "We Are What We Choose": Address to the Princeton Graduating Class of 2010p. 193
    Resourcefulnessp. 197
    Why I Went from a Hedge Fund to Selling Booksp. 200
    Finding the Root Causep. 204
    Creating Wealthp. 205
    The Idea for Primep. 206
    Thinking Three Years Outp. 208
    Where the Idea of Amazon Web Services Came Fromp. 210
    Alexa, AI, and Machine Learningp. 212
    Physical Stores and Whole Foodsp. 216
    Buying the Washington Postp. 218
    Trustp. 221
    Work-Life Harmonyp. 223
    Recruiting Talent: Do You Want Mercenaries or Missionaries?p. 225
    Decisionsp. 227
    Competitionp. 230
    Government Scrutiny and Big Companiesp. 232
    The Climate Pledgep. 234
    The Bezos Day One Fundp. 239
    The Purpose of Going into Spacep. 244
    It's Still Day One for Americap. 257

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