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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos explains his famous one-character emails, known to strike fear in manager's hearts

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos still personally reads customer complaint emails sent to him, even though he doesn't reply to many of them, he said during an on-stage interview on Friday.
Often, he'll forward those emails on to the executives in charge with a single character: a question mark.
The manager who receives the email is then on the hook to drop everything, research the situation, and write a well-crafted response.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has a notorious habit of sending his executives an email which has a single character: a question mark.
When the executive gets an email from Bezos that...
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Jeff Bezos admits Amazon has 'the weirdest meeting culture you will ever encounter'

Jeff Bezos admits Amazon has 'the weirdest meeting culture you will ever encounter'

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos explained during an on-stage interview on Friday the strange meetings Amazon holds.
Every meeting requires a well-crafted six-page memo which the whole room sits and reads at the start of the meeting.
Bezos banned PowerPoint years ago and explained why the memo-driven meeting is far superior.
If you go to work as an executive at Amazon, no matter what your expertise, you will be required to become a good writer, and a good reader, in order to lead the meetings necessary to do your job.
And Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos fully admits that this will...
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