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Jeff Bezos once said that in job interviews, he told candidates there are 3 ways to work - and at Amazon, you have to do all 3

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has seen his company grow into one of the world's biggest companies.
Back in 1997, Bezos told shareholders that employees at other companies "can work long, hard, or smart, but at Amazon.com, you can't choose two out of three."
Bezos acknowledges his high standards for employees every year, telling shareholders that "it's not easy to work here."
In the 24 years since Amazon was founded, CEO Jeff Bezos has seen his company grow from a modest online bookshop to one of the most valuable companies in the world.
Back in 1997, Bezos was already expecting big things out of...
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In 1997, Jeff Bezos touted Amazon's relationships with 'important strategic partners' like AOL - and 20 years later, his company has left them all in the dust

In 1997, Jeff Bezos touted Amazon's relationships with 'important strategic partners' like AOL - and 20 years later, his company has left them all in the dust

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Jeff Bezos ' first letter to Amazon shareholders after the company went public in 1997 included a list of "important strategic partners" for the nascent online bookseller.
The list included some of the biggest names in the 1990s internet boom like Yahoo, AOL, and Netscape.
None of the companies on the list exist as independent entities today, while Amazon is one of the largest corporations in the world.
The internet has dramatically changed in the few decades of its existence, and a remark from an early Amazon shareholder letter provides an interesting view of just how many winners and...
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