Jeffrey Preston “Jeff” Bezos [ Wikipedia ] is an American technology entrepreneur and investor. He has played a role in the growth of e-commerce as the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, an online merchant of books and later of a wide variety of products and services, most recently video streaming. Amazon.com became the largest retailer on the World Wide Web and a model for Internet sales.
Bezos’ personal wealth is estimated to be US$150+ billion, due in part to a recent spike in Amazon’s stock price. At the time of writing, he is the richest man on earth. If you need the right attitude, here are 20 amazing quotes by Jeff Bezos on innovation, success, e-commerce and more. Jeff is the only entrepreneur that looks at the long term health of his company, he doesn’t care about revenue and always re-invest his earnings back into growing Amazon. Jeff Bezos keeps this inspiring quote on his fridge, The quote reads:
— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) May 5, 2018
“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. – Ralph Waldo Emerson”
What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you – what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind – you have to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn’t a strategy.
If your customer base is aging with you, then eventually you are going to become obsolete or irrelevant. You need to be constantly figuring out who your new customers are and what you are doing to stay forever young.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Looks To The Future
Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer, serving 225M customers worldwide. What’s next for the company that prides itself on disrupting tradition? Charlie Rose interviews Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos.