Amazon blames President Donald Trump’s “behind-the-scenes attacks” for the Pentagon’s decision to award Microsoft a $10 billion cloud computing contract instead of AWS, according to CNBC. Amazon is protesting the Pentagon’s decision, arguing that President Trump improperly influenced the contracting process. President Trump has repeatedly criticized Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos who owns also owns the...
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Every startup leadership team wrestles with the trade-offs between growth and profitability. This is fitting and ever shall be. What teams don’t reflect on sufficiently is how a flawed compensation philosophy can make those trade-offs far more painful than they could be. As a former entrepreneur, I know that every venture relies on the exceptional efforts of supermotivated professionals,...
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