Lessons from 5 years of working at Amazon

My career at Amazon almost didn’t happen. I was first approached by an Amazon recruiter in December 2016, and at the time, thought nothing of it. I was two years into working as a freelance consultant, and at no point had any ambition to return to a big company environment. Showing true Amazon tenacity, Katie—the…

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Leadership is often the things you don’t do

Many years ago, I was involved in a car accident. As a novice driver who had just received his license, I was unable to control my speed, subsequently crashing into a roadside pylon. Apart from some minor cuts and a bruised ego, I’d miraculously emerged unscathed, which is more than I could say for my…

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