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Build. Ship! Repeat? 9 characteristics of a $1B culture

Build. Ship! Repeat? 9 characteristics of a $1B culture

A journey through the launch of the ground-breaking Kindle Fire tablet and the accompanying lessons around creating sustainable success. Learn how to craft a company culture that builds and ships The Next Big Thing, again and again.

Ibrahim Bashir

March 10, 2015

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  1. “A lot of people haven’t had diverse experiences; they don’t

    have enough dots to connect.” - Steve Jobs
  2. “You can’t see the Amazon org chart when you look

    at the Kindle.” - Jonathan Rosenberg
  3. “The traits that make Amazon unusual are now in the

    culture. If I wanted to change them, I couldn’t.” - Jeff Bezos
  4. “Look at a stonecutter hammering away a hundred times without

    a crack; yet at the hundred and first blow, it will.” - Jacob Riis
  5. “We just launched a $1B business.” “Let’s do it again

    tomorrow.” - Kindle VP - Kindle team