Showing posts with label Jeff Bezos. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Jeff Bezos. Show all posts

"Having a passion is a gift. I think we all have passions, and you don't get to choose them, they pick you. But you have to be alert to them, you have to be looking for them. And, when you find your passion, it's a fantastic gift for you because it gives you direction and purpose. You can have a job, o you can have a career or you can have a calling, and the best thing is to have a calling. And if you find your passion you'll have that an all your work won't feel like work to you." - Jeff Bezos

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"Having a passion is a gift. I think we all have passions, and you don't get to choose them, they pick you. But you have to be alert to them, you have to be looking for them. And, when you find your passion, it's a fantastic gift for you because it gives you direction and purpose. You can have a job, o you can have a career or you can have a calling, and the best thing is to have a calling. And if you find your passion you'll have that an all your work won't feel like work to you." - Jeff Bezos
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"Your margin is my opportunity." - Jeff Bezos

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"Your margin is my opportunity." - Jeff Bezos
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"To invent you have to experiment, and if you know in advance that it's going to work, it's not an experiment. Failure and invention are inseparable twins." - Jeff Bezos

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"To invent you have to experiment, and if you know in advance that it's going to work, it's not an experiment. Failure and invention are inseparable twins." - Jeff Bezos
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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

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"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." - Jeff Bezos
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"Work hard, have fun, and make history." - Jeff Bezos

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"Work hard, have fun, and make history." - Jeff Bezos
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"... one day you will understand that it is harder to be kind than to be clever." - Jeff Bezos

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"... one day you will understand that it is harder to be kind than to be clever." - Jeff Bezos
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"There are two kinds of companies - those that work to raise prices, and those that work to lower them." - Jeff Bezos

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"There are two kinds of companies - those that work to raise prices, and those that work to lower them." - Jeff Bezos
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"Your brand is what other people say about you when you're not in the room." - Jeff Bezos

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"Your brand is what other people say about you when you're not in the room." - Jeff Bezos
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"A company shouldn't get addicted to being shiny, because shiny doesn't last." - Jeff Bezos

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"A company shouldn't get addicted to being shiny, because shiny doesn't last." - Jeff Bezos
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"You don't want to negotiate the price of simple things you buy every day." - Jeff Bezos

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"You don't want to negotiate the price of simple things you buy every day." - Jeff Bezos
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"Infrastructure Web services had to happen." - Jeff Bezos

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"Infrastructure Web services had to happen." - Jeff Bezos
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"Mediocre theoretical physicists make no progress. They spend all of their time understanding other people's progress." - Jeff Bezos

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"Mediocre theoretical physicists make no progress.  They spend all of their time understanding other people's progress." - Jeff Bezos
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"Strip malls are history." - Jeff Bezos

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"Strip malls are history." - Jeff Bezos
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"If you don't understand the details of your business, you are going to fail." - Jeff Bezos

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"If you don't understand the details of your business, you are going to fail." - Jeff Bezos
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"If you're competitor-focused, you have to wait until there is a competitor doing something. Being customer-focused allows you to be more pioneering." - Jeff Bezos

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"If you're competitor-focused, you have to wait until there is a competitor doing something.  Being customer-focused allows you to be more pioneering." - Jeff Bezos
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"There'll always be serendipity involved in discovery." - Jeff Bezos

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"There'll always be serendipity involved in discovery." - Jeff Bezos
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"I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you're going to innovate." - Jeff Bezos

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"I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you're going to innovate." - Jeff Bezos
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"Percentage margins don't matter. What matters always is dollar margins: the actual dollar amount. Companies are valued not on their percentage margins, but on how many dollars they actually make, and a multiple of that." - Jeff Bezos

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"Percentage margins don't matter. What matters always is dollar margins: the actual dollar amount. Companies are valued not on their percentage margins, but on how many dollars they actually make, and a multiple of that." - Jeff Bezos
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"The thing that motivates me is a very common form of motivation. And that is, with other folks counting on me, it's so easy to be motivated." - Jeff Bezos

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"The thing that motivates me is a very common form of motivation. And that is, with other folks counting on me, it's so easy to be motivated." - Jeff Bezos
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"The book is not really the container for the book. The book itself is the narrative. It's the thing that people create." - Jeff Bezos

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"The book is not really the container for the book. The book itself is the narrative. It's the thing that people create." - Jeff Bezos
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