Did you know that one of Amazon’s greatest ideas was submitted by an employee in their internal, virtual suggestion box? Yes, Amazon Prime was brought to life from an idea submitted by an engineer at the company, Charlie Ward. “Ward thought some customers would be willing to spend more, and might even shop more often if they could be part of a buying club that offered rapid shipping.” (Read more here.) And, boy was he right! As the old adage goes, and the rest was history.
As we continue to grow as an organization, it will require that we continue to stretch, bend and adapt to the changing world around us. What great ideas are in the hearts and minds of you, our staff? As you consider our core action statements – GROW, INSPIRE, VALUE, EMPOWER – take the steps to share your ideas. Visit the Have an Idea page of the intranet to learn more.