Jeff Bezos The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Jeff Bezos en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:15:00 GMT Jeff Bezos' Enigmatic Aerospace Company Scores Knockout Contract The Amazon founder's Blue Origin aerospace outfit will develop rocket engines for the United Launch Alliance -- a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing that creates spacecraft for the U.S. government. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:15:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Take a Break From Embracing Failure and Be Inspired By 6 Huge Business Successes Entrepreneurs need to be stoic about the long odds against a new business thriving but it's also true that the greatest successes of our time started small. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT John Boitnott Data Driven: What Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught Me About Running a Company A former employee of the retailer reflects on the lessons learned from the boss of the web giant. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:30:00 GMT David Selinger 9 Things Small Businesses Should Know About Amazon's New Mobile Payments Reader Amazon officially entered the mobile payments race today. Here's a helpful roundup of the most important details small-business merchants should brush up on before making the leap. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:34:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow How Jeff Bezos Inspired an Immigrant Teen to Become a CEO A Taiwanese-American entrepreneur overcomes shyness and language barriers and learns to take risks. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT Jerry Jao Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader If the rumors are true, the nation's largest online retailer could give Square and PayPal a run for their money. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:34:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 5 Books That Reveal the Secrets of Your Entrepreneurial Heroes Here are five must-read books that show what entrepreneurial success really takes, and how we can apply the principles of the best to our business. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT Dorie Clark Stephen Colbert Throws Punches at Amazon The late-night Comedy Central host has challenged his audience to boycott the ecommerce giant for its manipulative treatment of book sales. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:05:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18 It's like nothing we've ever seen before! Wait, we've never seen it. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Take a Tip from Bezos: Customers Always Need a Seat at the Table A close study of founder Jeff Bezos reveals one of the world's most innovative companies is rooted in one of the oldest ideas. The customer comes first. Wed, 28 May 2014 23:00:00 GMT Bob Thompson Why Amazon Pays Employees Up to $5,000 to Quit In a letter to shareholders, Jeff Bezos revealed an interesting company policy that seeks to foster a passionate and dedicated workforce. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:20:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Why So Many Tech Founders Who Are Jerks Become Insanely Rich and Successful If 'startup DNA' is the idea that the world's best entrepreneurs have some inherent talent they were born with that made them successful, then many also share another characteristic: arrogance. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:44:41 GMT Alyson Shontell Not Science Fiction: Amazon Is Working on a Drone-Powered Delivery System Unmanned drones could someday deliver packages within a 10-mile radius. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:52:00 GMT Jason Fell Should You Have a 'Shadow' Like Jeff Bezos Does? Letting an employee follow you around can be a great way to groom up-and-coming talent. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 21:00:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Why It Pays to Be a Jerk Like Jeff Bezos A new book about Amazon's CEO that comes out next week gives readers an intimate look at the leader's harsh temperament. But Bezos is onto something. Here's why. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:20:00 GMT Gene Marks Tell Us: Is Starbucks Wrong in Taking a Political Stand? Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's request that customers leave their guns at the door puts his company -- and by extension, his employees and franchisees -- behind this political issue. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 15:14:00 GMT Ray Hennessey 6 Business Moguls With Seriously Expensive Side Projects From newspapers to mega yachts, here's a look at what entrepreneurs like Jeff Bezos and Paul Allen spend their millions on. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 22:40:00 GMT Lauren Covello Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Just Bought The Washington Post Agreement is for Bezos to pay $250 million in cash and will be the paper's sole owner. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:35:00 GMT Jason Fell How Tech's Richest People Spend Their Vacations Millionaires and billionaires vacation a little differently from the rest of us. Take a look at these ridiculous summer properties. Sun, 28 Jul 2013 15:00:00 GMT Alyson Shontell Books Inspiring Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and Other Tech Entrepreneurs These books helped shape tech's most influential leaders. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 08:00:00 GMT Alyson Shontell