Is there anyone who doesn't have an Amazon app in his/her smartphone or at least hadn't visited the Amazon website yet? Well, this question doesn't need an answer.
Amazon is the most successful and dominating e-commerce business of the world which deals with online marketing from both clients as well as business dealer's end. The name which is always attached to the success story of Amazon is its founder, Jeff Bezos.
Jeff Bezos is the CEO of Amazon.com Incorporation and also a pioneer of the e-commerce business world. He is among the richest businessman of the world today with a net worth of $137 billion (subject to change). Again, he is also the Chief Executive of 'The Washington Post.'
Jeff Bezos was born in New Mexico in the year 1964, and from the very childhood, he started to gain knowledge in programming and computer skills. Further, he pursued his studies on Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Princeton University.
Though he had a job in an international software company, he could not resist himself to start his own business by launching Amazon and left the job and surprisingly it was one of the biggest success from his side. Currently, Amazon has its headquarters in almost 45 countries of the world and more than 10, 000 employees in each headquarters.
His investment in “Blue Origin,” an aerospace company founded in 2000 focuses on developing technologies to send humans to space at lower costs. In the year 2007, Jeff introduced a compact digital book reader named Kindle which was originated to give opportunities like downloading, reading and storing of e-books that were provided to the users. Jeff Bezos is still on the progress of planning much more advanced technological systems.
Other success stories of Jeff Bezos lies in his announcements of the purchase of The Washington Post at $250 million in cash in the year 2013. Bezos also became a shareholder of Google when he made some of the personal investments and named it as the Bezos Expeditions. His ongoing progress and success is a great inspiration to the whole world.
"Cleverness is a gift, kindness is a choice."
"If you never want to be criticized, for goodness sake don't do anything new."
"Invention by its very nature is disruptive."
"My view is there's no bad time to innovate."
"Be stubborn on vision, but flexible on details."
"If you decide that you're going to do only the things you know are going to work, you're going to leave a lot of opportunity on the table."
"Work hard, have fun, and make history."
"If you want to be inventive, you have to be willing to fail."
"One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out."
"A company shouldn't get addicted to being shiny because shiny doesn't last."
"The people who are right a lot, often change their minds."
"Life's too short to hang out with people who aren't resourceful."
"Your margin is my opportunity."
"Your brand is what other people say about you when you're not in the room."
"Great industries are never made from single companies. There is room in space for a lot of winners."
"What's dangerous is not to evolve."
"The common question that gets asked in business is, 'why?' That's a good question, but an equally valid question is, 'why not?'."
"I knew that if I failed I wouldn't regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying."
"We can't be in survival mode. We have to be in growth mode."
"The best customer service is if the customer doesn't need to call you, doesn't need to talk to you. It just works."
Jeff Bezos remembers his early hardworking weeks as one of the happiest and luckiest things happened to him. He built a very successful company beyond the walls of his garage. He believed in hard work and creating great experiences which made him the wealthiest person in the world. These selected quotes by Jeff Bezos will surely motivate you to reach heights.