8 results for tag: Jeff Bezos


Building Your Executive Brand

Frequently, when I speak with younger executives about advancing their careers, we inevitably discuss their career aspirations and the importance of a strong personal brand. Senior executives and CEOs, too, must be conscious of their brands. A strong, ...
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Why Humble Leaders Make the Best Leaders

When hiring for a leadership role, you may be overlooking one of the most important traits of top performers: humility. Sounds a bit counter-intuitive, doesn't it? Humility is not typically the first trait that comes to mind when you think about great ...
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Success – at What Price?

Today's most successful companies recognize the currencies that drive high performing employees to achieve organizational goals. Employee engagement is not a cost of success, it's essential to it. We’re conditioned to believe that those who work the ...
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5 Key Productivity Mistakes for Entrepreneurs to Avoid

Most entrepreneurs are led to believe that successful business models prosper quickly and easily. However, in a study by Statistic Brain,  "The failure rate of all US companies after five years was over 50 percent, and over 70 percent after 10 years." Too ...
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Amazon Files for Bankruptcy

Not today. But one day. I didn't say it. Jeff Bezos (CEO, Founder, Gazillionaire) said it: "One day Amazon will fail. We will go bankrupt. Company lifespans tend to be 30-plus years. If we start to focus on ourselves, instead of customers, that will ...
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Amazon’s Executive Org Chart Just Leaked… Here it is

It provides a rare and fascinating insight into Jeff Bezos' top team. There's a remarkable amount of stability, with unusually-low turnover. Not surprising. Success begets success... when headhunters call this list, they hear "not interested." Unfortu...
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The Evolution of Customer Loyalty (Part II)

How do you separate the truly great from the good companies, or the good from the bad? In Part I of this topic, I addressed several problems associated with poor customer service and outlined three high-level recommendations. In this post, I offer additio...
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Be an Authentic Communicator: Six Rules

Recently, I searched on Google for “the importance of communication in business” and found about 70 million results. But when I searched for “the importance of authentic communication in business,” I found over 130 million results. Renowned CEO ...
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