VIDEO: Jeff Bezos on what he’s learned as an entrepreneur

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Today as part of , Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh

that contained a video of Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos sharing what he’s learned as an entrepreneur.

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Uncle Donald’s Ants video

He confesses that everything he knows is a very short list and so here they are:

  • Obsess over customers. The reason Amazon exists today.
  • Invent. Never accept either or thinking when there’s a problem, figure out a solution that gets both things.
  • Think long term. Dangerous Beauty the movie Any company that want to obsess over customers, any company that wants to invent has to think long term.
  • It’s always day 1.

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    There’s always more invention in the future.

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Some great tips from an unconventional entrepreneur.

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