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WeaKly QuoTe: Sometimes Weekly, sometimes Weakly, sometimes not so Weakly.


In 1997 Jeff Bezos was giving a talk to some Harvard graduate business students about his online store known as Amazon when one of the fine Harvardians told  Bezos, “You seem like a really nice guy, so don’t take this the wrong way, you really need to sell to Barnes and Noble and get out now.” reported by Brad Stone

"There are many ways to center a business. You can be competitor focused, you can be product focused, you can be technology focused, you can be business model focused, and there are more. But in my view, obsessive customer focus is by far the most protective of Day 1 vitality.Why? There are many advantages to a customer-centric approach, but here’s the big one: customers are always beautifully, wonderfully dissatisfied, even when they report being happy and business is great. Even when they don’t yet know it, customers want something better, and your desire to delight customers will drive you to invent on their behalf. No customer ever asked Amazon to create the Prime membership program, but it sure turns out they wanted it, and I could give you many such examples.Staying in Day 1 requires you to experiment patiently, accept failures, plant seeds, protect saplings, and double down when you see customer delight. A customer-obsessed culture best creates the conditions where all of that can happen." Jeff Bezos

"Given the reality of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, life has eternal and divine possibilities for those who always remember Him. It is of central importance to remember the feelings we have when we partake of the sacrament. We are preparing for eternal life and exaltation as we partake of the sacrament and promise to remember the Savior in our hearts and minds, knowing that remembering Him will help guide us in every decision and action." Ulisses Soares