PowerPoint at Amazon

As mentioned in a piece of writing in Observer about Bezos’ approach, “In one episode of The Office, Dwight says of Ryan’s flashy PowerPoint slides, “PowerPoints are the peacocks of the business global: all show, no meat.”

Bezos is now famous for now not permitting PowerPoints, and his technique and demands for sizeable conferences is probably why he owns one of the few biggest international brands inside the world.

Staff taking part in meetings will write or read six-web page memos.
The beginning of the meetings is spent by assembly individuals studying these lengthy memos.
Why does Bezos call for this of his crew? In his opinion, PowerPoint:

o Fails to provide sufficient data

o Is at risk of target market interruptions.

A memo communicates well-reasoned thoughts.

Understandably, while you’re the CEO of a international brand like Amazon and when your team is assembly and making choices that can have a massive impact at the boom of the company and backside line, it’s far vital that well-reasoned verbal exchange takes area.

Should you and I, as enterprise owners do it?

That relies upon.

I’m for my part someone that loves to provide and get hold of information in a condensed and concise style due to the fact I’m the closing selection-maker on almost all factors of my corporations. My agencies aren’t on the dimensions of a global emblem like Amazon. However, I can see how the Bezos method is critical.