James Thomson | From Top Amazon Executive to Innovative Conference Founder

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James Thomson is a co-founder of the Brand Authority Summit and the Prosper Show, a continuing education conference for large Amazon sellers, and a partner in Buy Box Experts; an agency supporting brands that sell online.

James is also a former high-level executive with Amazon who held positions in various departments within the company. It’s James’ experience at Amazon that we’ll be specifically exploring today, but we’ll also cover his incredibly successful conference and upcoming summit.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • The Shift in Company Culture James Experienced When He Began Working at Amazon
  • The Concept Behind Amazon’s 14 Leadership Principles and Why Every Employee Knows Them by Heart
  • What it was Like Working Under Jeff Bezos
  • How Amazon Manages to Remain Innovative
  • James’ Experience Being the Head of a Division Responsible for 40% of Amazon’s Sales and Growth
  • Why James Created His Conference and How it Grew to Nearly 2,000 Attendees in Just Three Years
  • The Details Behind James’ Upcoming Brand Authority Summit
  • Who James Thanks for His Success

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25, the training company founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself with the mission of helping business owners from professional services get away from “trading hours for dollars” and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many” programs and offers.

We are building a community of entrepreneurs who realize the world and economy is changing and who want to work smarter than trading time for money so they can scale up their business and spend time doing what they love.

Check out Rise25 to learn more about our retreats and training programs.

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