I thought this was an interesting read for the simple fact that it is a great example of controlling your environment. Why is that important? Because Mr. Bezos obviously understands himself. If he works under those conditions, identifying the maximum number of people (or voices) that should attend, he is ensuring his ROI as the senior leader. This type of self-awareness – a real understanding of what works for you and doesn’t does give you an EDGE as a leader.
To know and implement such rules takes real introspection. It also requires objectivity on part of the leader to recognize what he/she is good at and vice-versa. Do you have this awareness of yourself?
Here is the link to the article.