34 minutes | Jul 2, 2021

Podcast S5E122: Robin Gaster - The secret ways that Amazon innovates

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with head of Incumetrics and innovation author, Robin Gaster. See the full episode at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1Bl #innovation #amazon #jeffbezos We talk about the giant that is Amazon, how it manages to innovate and whether this is a sustainable model of innovation for other companies. Topics covered in this episode: 00:02:00 - Why Robin thinks that Amazon is the most important innovator of our times 00.05:15 - The major turning points and innovations in Amazon's history (Marketplace, Prime, Logistics and AWS) 00:15:30 - Where his insights came from when Amazon are so secretive 00:17:30 - People don't realise that Amazon's retail business made a loss of $32 Billion 00:22:00 - The company is obsessed with growth, and serving the customer, no matter what 00:26:00 - How Amazon is treating their workers like robots 00:28:00 - When it comes to a culture of driving innovation, do the ends justify the means? 00:30:30 - Amazon's next big business: Healthcare Links mentioned in this episode: Book: Behemoth, Amazon Rising: Power and Seduction in the Age of Amazon: https://amzn.to/2TxtWt3 Incumetrics Innovation Analytics: https://incumetrics.com/ Robin's website: http://www.robingaster.com Robin's Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robin-gaster-b58b385/ Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Spotify to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/4x1kANUSv7UJoCJ8GavUrN  * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Podcasts to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9pZGVhdG92YWx1ZS5saWJzeW4uY29tL3Jzcw  Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv  I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com
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