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Apr 20, 2018

The wisdom of Jeff Bezos includes handstand advice

Memo writing tips and handstand perfecting stories are important for Amazon shareholders to know about, apparently.

Dan Wood — Associate editor

Dan Wood

Associate editor

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos stands in front of what could be his actual bedroom wallpaper.

On April 18, Amazon published its 2017 Letter to Shareholders. In it, Amazon CEO Jess Bezos shares his thoughts on business, life and success. Jeff really pushes the envelope on the kind of tone and language we'd typically associate with a letter to shareholders. Here, we pick out just a few of our favourite lines.

Bezos begins with an anecdote about learning to do handstands (metaphor) so well you could share videos of yourself doing them on Instagram. As with the company's name, this attempt at figurative imagery is less spectacular than the real thing.

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  1. gjb

    Jeff looks and sounds like a typical IT greedy prick, self deluded in his own importance he’ll babble shit as he sits crosslegged in his hand woven panda pube yurt.

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