Bezos: the Sage from Seattle on High Standards and a High-Performance Culture Excerpts from Amazon’s Annual Report

Bezos considers Day 1 so essential to Amazon’s culture and mission that he reattaches it to his annual letter each year.

Increasingly, business leaders should study annual letters from Bezos, much as investors have followed Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio over the years.

At NGP Capital, we have adapted the Pyramid of Success to investing and we review it with our global team annually.

We have found that at least 2–3 years of diligent, focused study of a sector is needed to develop the requisite investment insight.

At NGP Capital, insight-driven investing enables prudent high-deal velocity.



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