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Amazon halts employee travel in US and abroad over coronavirus fears – Business Insider

Amazon has instructed its 798,000 employees to avoid “non-essential travel” domestically and internationally because of concerns about the coronavirus outbreak Source: Amazon halts employee travel in US and abroad over coronavirus fears – Business Insider

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American Airlines to Add Seattle to India Service

AirlineGeeks reports that American Airlines will have new nonstop service between Seattle and Bangalore, India in October. American will become the first airline to offer nonstop flights between Bangalore and the United States. American Airlines has not flown to India since 2012. The service will connect the city that is home to Amazon and Microsoft […]

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Audiobook: James Taylor

I just listened to ‘Break Shot: My First 21 Years‘ by James Taylor on Audible. Taylor recounts his first 21 years in very personal and moving terms while interspersing his wonderful music. The audiobook is only 90-minutes long and worth every minute. Here are a couple of highlights that really resonated with me: “Memory is […]

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World’s Best Employers, 2019

Rank Employer 1 Alphabet 2 Microsoft 3 Red Hat 4 Apple 5 SAP 6 Costco Wholesale 7 Contemporary Amperex Technology 8 Cisco Systems 9 Neste 10 Amazon Source: Forbes Alphabet was number one for the third year in a row. Amazon was number ten despite criticism of its employment practices.

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Podcast: ‘The Kindle Chronicles’

I enjoy keeping track of developments at Amazon.com. My primary source of information is The Kindle Chronicles podcast. Len Edgerly is the creator and host of the podcast. Len is a bright fellow with a background in journalism. He graduated from Harvard College in 1972 and the Harvard Business School in 1977. Before retiring he was a business […]