What You Can Learn from Jeff Bezos – The Anderson Risk Growth Assessment

The response to my book The Bezos Letters: 14 Principles to Grow Your Business Like Amazon continues to be very gratifying. In addition to being on the Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller lists, the book is published in Korea, Japan, Taiwan, India, and Russia. It will be available in an additional eight countries in the next few months. The Bezos Letters was also included on Forbes Top 20 Books You Need To Read To Crush 2020.

Anderson Risk and Growth Principles

This past weekend, Karen and I received an encouraging email:

The Windows Clipboard Has Been Updated

Copy and Paste has been a standard part of the Windows platform since the beginning. However, the usefulness has been limited. You could only paste the content from the last copy you did. That changed with the October 2018 Windows update.

The first step to using the new clipboard functionality is to make sure you have enabled Clipboard History on your computer. Here are the simple steps:

Windows 10 Now Has an Emoji Keyboard

I have a quick tip for you today. Windows 10 now gives you the ability to use your keyboard to insert an Emoji into text.

Emoji got its start in Japan. The word “emoji” can be translated to “image character.” The first emoji was created in 1999 by Japanese artist Shigetaka Kurita. They have grown in use, especially with smartphones, texting, and social platform posts. I have begun using 👌 or 👍 to acknowledge a text message.

Now, I am not promoting using Emoji’s in business communication, but there may be situations where they are appropriate.

HazardHub Launches Desktop AgentRiskView™

Being able to obtain accurate property information is key to helping make sure you are providing the best combination of price and coverage.


Over the last few years, HazardHub has been developing a platform that provides consumers with geospatial risk data such as Distance to Fire Station, Distance to Hydrant, Distance to Shore, Elevation, and Flood Zone determination tools.

HazardHub has recently released a web-based tool for agents, underwriters, and anyone else interested in fast, accurate property hazard risk and property data called AgentRiskView™.

How You Can Learn from Amazon

Amazon was the fastest company to reach $100 billion in sales ever. It is one of the most successful companies in the world. Aren’t you curious how Jeff Bezos did it? And, more importantly, what you can learn? Fortunately, Bezos gave you his plan, if you just know where to look.

Steve Anderson spent his career in the insurance industry focused on risk and business growth. He is a leading authority on insurance, risk management, technology, and innovation. His new book, co-authored with Karen Anderson is a fascinating look at Amazon’s record growth. The Bezos Letters takes you through Jeff Bezos’ shareholder letters and distills them into growth principles you can apply in your company.

Date: October 10, 2019
Appearance: Skip Prichard – What You Can Learn From Amazon – The Bezos Letters
Outlet: Skip Prichard Blog
Format: Vlog

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