He had a curious childhood. So much so that he dreamed of going to other planets.
He never knew his biological father.
His mother and stepfather realized that Jeff had a great interest in the world and that he was special.
When Jeff was in high school, he described himself as a “nerd”.
He graduated from Princeton with degrees in engineering and computer science.
He started working on Wall Street and quickly climbed the career ladder.
Jeff read the news one day that internet technologies are growing 2300% in a year.
“The most dangerous thing in business is not to evolve. What we have to do is always look to the future and evolve into the future.”
Knowing that he had a 30% chance of success, he quit his comfortable job and borrowed money from his close circle.
“I knew that even if I failed, I wouldn’t regret it. If I didn’t try, that would be my biggest regret.”
He moved to Seattle with his wife and started the website Amazon.com in his garage.
Being a bookworm, he first decided to sell books.
“You build your reputation by accomplishing hard things.”
Despite low expectations, Amazon has only started taking orders around the world in its first month.
Within a few years, Amazon became the world’s largest online book seller.
When the “Dot-com Bubble Crisis” unfolded, analysts predicted that Amazon would be wiped out.
Jeff had full faith in Amazon, choosing to take the risk and double the service and products he provided.
And Amazon has grown into the world’s largest internet company.
Taking risks when necessary, his commitment to his ideas and his discipline made Jeff Bezos a giant and legendary in many industries. In 2017, he became the richest person in the world with a fortune of 150 billion dollars.
“After all, we are the choices we make. Create your own amazing story.”
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