The 12 Books That Helped Form Billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Leadership Style

The owner of amazon had his life changed by books. Over the course of his life he developed a reading list that he put into his own book. Here are some of those. The Remains of the day by Kazuo Ishiguro is a story about a butler who recalls his time spent in the military. Built to Last by Jim Collins is a book about how to make an environment where your employees will visualize the company’s goals.

Key Takeaways:

  • Billionaire Jeff Bozo has read and absorbed the biographies of individuals who have reached entrepreneurial heights.
  • He’s also made a point of reading books that deal with managerial philosophies and concerns, like waste reduction, innovations and International business strategies.
  • He’s also been influenced by scientific books, dealing with ideas and patterns of thinking.

“But the Amazon founder and CEO also has an abiding love of reading, and it has played a key role in forming him as a leader.”

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