The greatest founder of an all-time website, Jeff Bezos. The creator of a leader e-commerce, amazon.com. He created his own base to be inspiring leader that he believes in. These believes are known as the big ideas of Amazon. According to those idea, Bezos has always put his customers at first, which made his organization a customer centric organization. Next comes the idea of inventing, new out of box ides. Coming to the final idea, is to be patient throughout progress.
This basically tells us a lot about how Bezos is taking all kinds of responsibilities that comes from the expectations of a consumer and taking care of the employees quality performance at work. Well at this point individuals would think that it is such a burden on Jeff Bezos, but guess what? That is not Jeff Bezoss perspective of the situation.
‘The thing that motivates me is a very common form of motivation. And that is, with other folks counting on me, its so easy to be motivated said by Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.
Now this is a perspective of what a true leader should set their mind as. This report will show the starting journey, achievements, traits, downsides that was faced and the strategies that was used to cope with these flaws by Jeff Bezos. Jeff Bezos is a true inspiring living leader.
Jeff Bezoss past personal life before his ride to success was as average as ones life would be. Earlier on as a child, he showed interest in science and would even disassemble his crib with a screwdriver which told many a lot about his present life. He studied at a public school then later on went to Princeton specifically to study physics, then figured out that computer science was more of his forte. This decision conveys an act of personal confidence to go after his ambitions. Afterwards, he worked at Wall Streets computer science firm, which was in high demand. He worked his way up, but his job was mostly involved in the financial world of computing, but then he moved on to his investment to D.E Shaw. His hard work leads him to that stance where he found statistics that changed the shopping market since then. He found digits in which they conveyed that the World Wide Web was growing by 2,300 percent a month. He saw an opportunity and took it, so with a big leap, and a huge risk, he quit his job and headed to Seattle to fulfill his dreams. Jeff Bezos started selling CDs and soft-wares in his two-bedroom house, and slowly he got to where he is today. (Astrumpeople, 2019)
Jeff was born in January 12,1964 (55 years of age) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His parents are Jacklyn gise and Ted Jorgensen they got divorce after 3 years of marriage and Jeffs mother remarried mike Bezos. mike adopted Jeff ,when he was 4 years old, and he became Jeff Bezos –
Jeff graduated from Princeton University with electrical engineering & computer Science degrees.
Jeff had a big interest in electronics since he was a little kid. He used to turn his parents garage to laboratory and rigging electrical contraptions.
Jeff started his first business during high school, the dream institute, an educational summer camp for fifth, fourth, and sixth graders.
After graduating from Princeton, Bezos worked at several firms on Wall Street, including Fitel, Bankers Trust and the investment firm D.E. Shaw. In 1990, Bezos became D.E. Shaw’s youngest vice president. Jeff made a risk by moving and quitting his job in 1994, he moved to Seattle and targeted the untapped potential of the Internet market by opening an online bookstore. Bezos opened Amazon.com, on July 16, 1995, and it was named after the meandering South American river, the initial success of the company was so quick. With no press promotion, Amazon.com sold books across the United States and in 45 foreign countries within 30 days.
in 1998 Bezos continued to diversify Amazons offerings with the sale of CDs, videos clothes, electronics, toys and more. (“Famous People – Biography”, 2019)
Jeff Bezos, not only he has achieved academically in his life. He was able to exceed both academically and as a successful leader. As a leader, he managed to achieve both his customers and employees satisfaction For Bezos, he has always prioritized his customers whether it was as a service or in his meetings. He would always think from a customers perspective to satisfy their needs and wants. As for his employees satisfaction, he encouraged his employees to think like owners to motivate them by showing them how he values them as owners. This will increase in the confidence of their work and their self-esteem as a useful individual in the society. Due to Jeff Bezos achievements as a successful leader he was awarded twice for a leadership award. One of the awards was where the US News and Reports elected Bezos one of Americas greatest leader. The other award was awarded from USIBC global leadership award in
What makes Bezos a unique and extraordinary leader is that he is always passionate about his bold risk-taking decisions, as he is always sacrificing whatever it needs to achieve what he decided to go through. For instance, when Bezos came up with the idea of an online store no one believed that it was an industry that could bring millions and billions in. However, according to