You see, to Amazon HR, current and future employees are not teammates. They are customers.
Modern cities need anchors — executives, investors, companies — of innovation. City-company matching tends to happen according to size and scale.
To succeed in NYC, you have to be part of NYC.
Twenty years into what is now a trillion dollar company, Amazon still considers it “Day 1” of its journey.
After twenty years, Amazon is on its way to becoming a trillion dollar company. Its story is a lesson in the simple-yet-revolutionary power of ownership.
There is one way to beat the market consistently: deliver real, ever-growing value to your customer (or “user”). It’s that simple.
When presented with new and better information — data — the great leader will eagerly and enthusiastically change her once-strongly held opinion.
Across the board, Amazon is a singularly dominant company.