“There is no substitute for hard work.”
Today we have an interview with Sid Dhodi, my homie and teammate here in AWS finance. Sid brings the funny, we'll definitely be hearing from him again.
1:00 Sid’s origin story
3:05 Never try this…Sid & family land in NYC for business school
7:20 Flunking every 1st round interview
9:55 How Sid prepared for Amazon interviews
13:35 The biggest learning curve the first year – communication
16:10 Amazon’s data culture
19:16 Sid’s superpower that isn’t a leadership principle: hardwork
19:55 Using mental math in negotiations
21:50 What’s the culture really like?...it’s been great, there’s pockets at all big companies
24:00 The sales pitch – why Amazon is great and some last advice for interviews
25:00 Sid on Seattle, hobbies & value investing
Connect with Sid on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dhodi/
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