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Jeff Bezos on Culture: Failure and Invention are Inseparable Twins

jeff bezos on corporate cultureFailure can’t be separated from invention, it’s not optional. It’s also why you can’t mandate innovation, only inspire it. You can create the conditions necessary for it to happen, but it’s not a set-it and forget it deal.

It’s something that Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, understands well and repeated this message once more in the latest letter to shareholders:

The Future Of Work With Annalie Killian


How will work change in the future? It is a broad topic that includes many topics including freelancers, corporate culture, co-working, technology and collaboration, people analytics, leadership, change management, holacracy, artificial intelligence and data mining.

Why culture matters

Last week I was dinning at an Italian restaurant with my family. Our waiter was very courteous, by pure observation I could tell he stood out from the rest of the waiters in that restaurant. Two days later I dined at a ‘similar’ Italian restaurant with a few friends, and to my surprise got served by the same waiter that served me days earlier at the other restaurant.

What gives?