If you want to build a successful, sustainable business, don't ask yourself what could change in the next ten years that could affect your company. Instead, ask yourself what won't change, and then put all your energy and effort into those things. Show More Summary
It's become popular these days to badmouth Amazon, but I happen to love Amazon and their CEO, Jeff Bezos, in particular. They are what made it possible for me, a 59-year-old author/illustrator, to share her books with the world. After my children's picture book apps found an audience, I longed to see them in print. Show More Summary
Amazon revealed a surprise profit Thursday, and Wall Street analysts were pleasantly surprised by it. Comments coming from some of them suggest they still don't understand the core philosophy of CEO Jeff Bezos and the way Amazon works. Show More Summary
After two product flops, a red-faced Jeff Bezos is steering the company back toward its strengths First, Amazon's Fire Phone tanked. Then, the company pulled its new line of diapers just weeks after they launched, due to design flaws. Show More Summary
Amazon may have surprised Wall Street by how much sales went up in the fourth quarter of last year ($29.3 billion, with a profit of $214 million), but for customers its Prime service is the big deal. Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said Prime membership i...
Raising the price of Amazon Prime to $99 from $79 was the right decision, Jeff Bezos crowed in the company's Q4 2014 earnings report released Thursday. "The data is in and…
Alibaba’s boss, like the U.S. group’s Jeff Bezos, has built online retail dominance. But there are downsides. Unpredictable earnings are Exhibit A. The Chinese group also has fickle regulators. It may not be the last time investors suffer nearly $40 bln of losses in two days.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos plays a close hand. Is that a good thing for investors?
It’s a couple of weeks old, but I just now got around to finishing Austin Carr’s detailed and incredibly well-sourced story on the making of Amazon’s Fire Phone. Scathing take on Bezos’s involvement: And team members simply could not imagine truly useful applications for Dynamic Perspective. Show More Summary
Dr. Peter Diamandis has been named one of “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” by Fortune Magazine. You asked for an entire episode with him, so here it is! The subject is simple: How to think big, and how to use the key strategies of Peter’s friends and investors, including Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Larry Page. […]
Amazon made history at the Golden Globes last night, becoming the first online streaming service to ever take home a Golden Globe for best series, with"Transparent" winning the award for best TV comedy. "Transparent" star Jeffrey Tambor...Show More Summary
Alexander Supertramp / Shutterstock.com Amazon spent more than 55 times the median amount other Fortune 100 companies paid to protect their CEOs in 2013. Jeff Bezos must have some enemies, real or imagined. Amazon spends more money making...Show More Summary
Ted S. Warren/APAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduced the Amazon Fire Phone last June. The world's leading online retailer is feeling pretty mortal these days. Amazon.com (AMZN) saw its shares slump 22 percent last year. History is on the side of those long Amazon. Show More Summary
From Maya Angelou to Jeff Bezos, wisdom from leaders who've done it best. Much to his disappointment, Hayao Miyazaki is often referred to as the Walt Disney of Japan. Unlike the late Disney, Miyazaki prefers to be known as a creator and director rather than a producer and businessman. Read Full Story
It's no secret that Amazon's first smartphone has been a commercial and critical flop. But a new article in Fast Company details just how involved CEO Jeff Bezos was in the planning and…
Amazon's Fire Phone, which came out last July, is a flop. In December, Business Insider's Henry Blodget interviewed Jeff Bezos about the device. " What the hell happened with the Fire phone? he asked. We're now learning the answer to that question, thanks to a report by FastCompany's Austin Carr. Show More Summary
That in a nutshell is the gist of a new 8-million-word article in Fast Company that starts out blaming Bezos for the failure of the Fire Phone and then says the Fire Phone is just one of several dubious new ventures like delivering groceries and making TV shows that probably make no sense. Show More Summary
To address someone as Princeton Mom is to assume said person is smart. After all, her moniker is mash-up of an Ivy league school that counts Michelle Obama and Jeff Bezos as alum. Surely she has a brain that functions. Alas, Princeton...Show More Summary
Interviews with dozens of current and former employees reveal what went wrong and what it tells us about where Amazon is headed. "What the hell happened?" Read Full Story