Ever found yourself in long, ‘death by PowerPoint’ presentations? 👨‍🏫

October 4, 2023

Ever found yourself in long, ‘death by PowerPoint’ presentations? 👨‍🏫 How much of your day is spent preparing ‘beautiful’ slides for internal meetings?

The team at Amazon save time and boost innovation by excluding them entirely; instead, all presentations take the form of Six-Pagers 💡 These are concise and structured documents, only six pages long, used to pitch new ideas or products at Amazon. They’re all about clarity and brevity.

Interested? Here’s why Six-Pagers are a gamechanger:

🎯 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧: Six-Pagers force the Amazon team to distil their ideas (capturing Goals, Lessons Learned and Strategic Priorities) to the essentials, ensuring clear communication and focused decision-making.

💼 𝐏𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐑𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐞𝐰: Six-Pagers are reviewed by peers, promoting healthy critique and refinement before moving forward.

💸 𝐈𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐜𝐭: Many of Amazon’s groundbreaking initiatives originated from these Six-Pagers!

🌟 𝐁𝐨𝐧𝐮𝐬 𝐩𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐭! Six-Pagers can promote inclusivity to the presentation process, ensuring that all ideas (not just ones led by charismatic presenters!) are heard.

Want to try using Six-Pagers in your next team meeting? Or do you want to find more ways to boost your team’s efficiency? Let us know!👇

#TeamManagers #SixPagers #HighTeamPerformance #WorldsBestTeams

Inspiration: "Working Backwards: Insights, Stories and Secrets from Inside Amazon" by Bill Carr and Colin Bryar