Don Katz on How He Launched Audible and Business Lessons From Jeff Bezos

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Don Katz on How He Launched Audible and Business Lessons From Jeff Bezos
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Don Katz, the founder and CEO of Audible, talks about his journey from professional writer to founding Audible, covering topics such as why voice is such a powerful storytelling tool, how he handled early criticisms and the future of the "listening revolution."

This episode of The Playbook also includes:

  • How his fearless attitude helped him launch Audible. [1:38]
  • Why the voice in your head is such an emotionally powerful tool for storytelling. [7:10]
  • What he learned from Jeff Bezos about inputs, outputs and monetization. [10:39]
  • Why you should never be afraid to challenge the status quo by thinking outside-the-box. [14:58]

Related: Trust Is the Ultimate Human Currency

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