Jeff Bezos’ annual letter

I started my Sunday by reading Brad Feld's post where he points to this Jeff Bezos' annual letter. Je
Jeff Bezos’ annual letter
By Vinish Garg • Issue #34
I started my Sunday by reading Brad Feld’s post where he points to this Jeff Bezos’ annual letter. Jeff is Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Amazon.com, Inc.
As Brad says, we can help ourselves if we ask several questions after we finish reading the letter:
1. Do we have a customer-obsessed culture?
2. Do we make decisions with 70% of the information?
3. Do we have a “disagree but commit” culture?

“I disagree and commit all the time. We recently greenlit a particular Amazon Studios original. I told the team my view: debatable whether it would be interesting enough, complicated to produce, the business terms aren’t that good, and we have lots of other opportunities. They had a completely different opinion and wanted to go ahead. I wrote back right away with “I disagree and commit and hope it becomes the most watched thing we’ve ever made.” Consider how much slower this decision cycle would have been if the team had actually had to convince me rather than simply get my commitment.”
Regardless of our current position and role in your business, we all make decisions and contribute to the overall success of the business. Read this Jeff Bezos’ annual letter and we can see much value in small things. If the letter triggers or channelizes something, share it with me. It should be fun for how small things help us!
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