With the publication of The Everything Store in 2013, Bloomberg journalist Brad Stone revealed how the unlikely Seattle start-up Amazon became an unexpected king of ecommerce. Since then, its founder has led Amazon to explosive growth in both size and wealth. In less than ten years, Amazon has quintupled the size of its workforce and increased its valuation to well over a trillion dollars. Whereas Amazon used to sell only books, there is now little they don’t sell, becoming the world’s largest online retailer and pushing into other markets at warp speed.
From the bestselling author of The Everything Store, an unvarnished picture of Amazon’s unprecedented growth and its billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos, revealing the most important business story of our time.
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Why are some people and organizations more inventive, pioneering and successful than others? And why are they able to repeat their success again and again? Because in business it doesn’t matter what you do, it matters why you do it. Steve jobs, the wright brothers and martin luther king have one thing in common: they started with why.
After interviewing fifty of the world’s greatest financial minds and penning the #1 New York Times bestseller Money: Master the Game, Tony Robbins returns with a step-by-step playbook, taking you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom. No matter your salary, your stage of life, or when you started, this book will provide the tools to help you achieve your financial goals more rapidly than you ever thought possible.
COLIN BRYAR STARTED AT AMAZON IN 1998; BILL CARR JOINED IN 1999. THEIR TIME AT AMAZON COVERED A PERIOD OF UNMATCHED INNOVATION THAT BROUGHT PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDING KINDLE, AMAZON PRIME, AMAZON ECHO AND ALEXA, AND AMAZON WEB SERVICES TO LIFE. THROUGH THE STORY OF THESE INNOVATIONS THEY REVEAL AND CODIFY THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES THAT HAVE DRIVEN THE SUCCESS OF ONE OF THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY COMPANIES THE WORLD HAS EVER KNOWN, FROM THE FAMOUS 14-LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES, THE BAR RAISER HIRING PROCESS, AND AMAZON’S FOUNDING CHARACTERISTICS: CUSTOMER OBSESSION, LONG-TERM THINKING, EAGERNESS TO INVENT, AND OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE.
ony Robbins is one of the most revered writers and thinkers of our time. People from all over the world—from the disadvantaged to the well-heeled, from twenty-somethings to retirees—credit him for giving them the inspiration and the tools for transforming their lives. From diet and fitness, to business and leadership, to relationships and self-respect, Tony Robbins’s books have changed people in profound and lasting ways. Now, for the first time
A stellar career in umpiring, coaching, training and administration has taught Simon Taufel what it takes to get to number one and stay there. This book is a way of sharing those lessons and transferable soft skills that can be applied to anyone or any vocation.
In this new book, robert fights what’s “fake” and helps listeners differentiate between what’s real…and what isn’t. Robert pulls no punches in his assessment of what is passed off as “fact” or conventional wisdom and believes that a strong foundation – for anything we want to build – needs to start with solid, true information. In today’s uncertain times, creating a secure financial future and the peace of mind that comes with it starts with taking action and taking control.
Do you have a talk, speech or presentation looming? The speaker’s coach reveals the secrets of how to make it effortless. With quick-read tips, find out how to prepare what to say, deliver with confidence and leave them wanting more.
Rich Dad Poor Dad is Robert’s story of growing up with two dads — his real father and the father of his best friend, his rich dad — and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you
If you don’t plan on working hard all your life… This book is for you. If you’re ready to retire (or want to retire early enoughto enjoy your retirement years) you can learn from robert’s story of how he and his wife kim started with nothing and ‘retired’—financially free—in less than 10 years. .
In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost thinkers of our time redefines what it means to understand the world, succeed in a profession, contribute to a fair and just society, detect nonsense, and influence others. Citing examples ranging from hammurabi to seneca, antaeus the giant to donald trump, nassim nicholas taleb shows how the willingness to accept one’s own risks is an essential attribute of heroes, saints, and flourishing people in all walks of life.
The only thing better than one real estate expert teaching you how to invest and win is 20 real estate experts with that same mission. For the first time ever, robert kiyosaki, best-selling author of rich dad poor dad, has assembled in one book an unrivaled cast of real estate wizards and trusted advisors with one purpose in mind: to share their knowledge and teach you to win in real estate.