Working Backwards

by Colin Bryar

Book Reviews

  • @BillCarr89 With this book, you and @cbryar have created the potential for the tech industry to leap years into the future, in terms of the principles & tactics for how to build products, operate for scale, and create an aligned culture. So it is my pleasure, and I thank you for writing it.Link to Tweet
  • Just finished Working Backwards. Superb book, with deep insights on how to operate. Unlike most books in this genre, it isn’t just a bunch of fun (but unactionable) stories about a mega-success. Very easily in my list of top 5 books for product leaders. to Tweet
  • Enjoyed this book, worth reading! Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon to Tweet
  • "Working Backwards" is a very good book for product leaders to read. It builds on 6 core Amazon principles AND tells the story of 4 key amazon projects. Written by @cbryar (12+) and @BillCarr89 (15+ yrs) of Amazon. 1/ to Tweet
  • Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon Hardcover by Colin Bryar, Bill Carr to Tweet
  • I can’t believe Amazon allowed this book to be published. It’s so, so good. to Tweet
  • @JaceDeloney @laurenruth @chris_svpg very detailed explanation in the new book: to Tweet
  • Book 4 Lesson: Remove impediments to building and morale will take care of itself. to Tweet
  • From “Working Backwards” by Colin Bryar and Bill Carr, two early Amazon execs. Just an astoundingly good book. to Tweet
  • @bhalligan We've been working on this at @pagerduty. There's a great book out by my friend @BillCarr89 which I leveraged to help our leaders understand the benefits of killing slides in service of clarity and scalability. to Tweet
  • Excited for @cbryar and @BillCarr89 whose book @wrkingbckwrds comes out Feb 9. Working Backwards shares business principles behind Amazon's success from two people who spent years there applying them. Reading it brought back lots of memories. to Tweet
  • One book I highly recommend is by my friend from @ProcterGamble days @BillCarr89 and Colin from @amazon codifying innovation at scale - Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon by Colin... via @amazonLink to Tweet

About Book

Working Backwards is an insider's breakdown of Amazon's approach to culture, leadership, and best practices from Colin Bryar and Bill Carr, two long-time, top-level Amazon executives...