Working Backwards with Jeff Bezos

There are two kinds of ways to extend a business. Take inventory of what you’re good at and extend out from your skills. Or determine what your customers need and work backward, even if it requires learning new skills.

 – Jeff Bezos
CEO of Amazon.com

It’s arguably much easier to discover our strengths and extend out from our skills. To consider the needs of others – whether it be our customer or family, or our community, can be a stretch. But how rewarding! So, let’s enjoy the process of discovering what others need, and how we can fill those needs. What do you think? How have you applied this in your own life?

For additional reading on this subject, see page 20 in the TRP Participant’s workbook on Reversing the Flow.