Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon, which has made him the richest man in the world, as well as a businessman admired for his ability to start a company from scratch and make it one of the most successful on the planet. That is why, when a few days ago he gave a talk at the Washington Economic Club in which He mentioned his keys to make the best business decisions... many took note.
This is the video of the full talk of the businessman, who emphasizes that he always gives more importance to instinct than to exhaustive analysis, before making a decision. "Instinct, intuition, taste and heart", are the four keywords you mention.
It also gives special importance to remember when Amazon was a company of only ten employees (now it has half a million worldwide): "I like to treat things as if they were small. Although Amazon is a big company, I want it to have the heart and spirit of a small".Amazon's first offices
In the most practical field, Bezos mentions that, for him, sleeping eight hours is essential to make the best decisions: "I think better. I have more energy. I'm in a better mood.". He likes to go to bed early and get up early too, so he has time to have breakfast, read the newspaper and talk to his children before they go to school.
Also plan all your meetings before lunchtime, to prevent the accumulated fatigue throughout the day can lead you to make a wrong decision. If it is necessary to postpone the meeting for the next morning, do not hesitate to do so.
The executive decisions of an entrepreneur like Bezos can change the lives of millions of people, raise or lower the stock market or even become pioneers that will be imitated by other companies. That is why it is so important that I take them in the most productive way: "I get paid to make a small amount of high quality decisions. I don't have to make thousands of decisions a day, so what's the point of making them when I'm tired or in a bad mood? "
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