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It’s always Day 1 and other business insights from Bezos

Jeff Bezos speaks after receiving the 2019 International Astronautical Federation Excellence in Industry Award in Washington, DC on October 22, 2019. Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

In the early nineties, very few people had heard of the internet. Jeff Bezos happened to be one of them.

Bezos saw that the internet was growing at around 2300% a year and decided that he wanted to come up with a business idea to ride that wave. …

On money, clarity, reading, and more.

Source: Naval

“Naval is one of the smartest people I’ve ever met, and he’s also one of the most courageous,” writes Tim Ferriss, a guy who has made a career out of interviewing world-class performers in a variety of fields.

Tim even adds a bullet-point outline of why he takes Naval so…

Just repeat after me

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“I had a phrase I kept repeating in my head over and over again, which was, ‘Tonight, I will be in my bed. Tonight, I will be in my bed. Tonight, I will be in my bed.’ … It was something I repeated to remind me that the pain of…

The two rules that can take your writing from good to great

I recently read all of Jeff Bezos’s twenty-three annual letters to Amazon shareholders. And while they taught me a great deal about the genius of Bezos and Amazon, I was equally amazed by how well these letters were written and articulated.

Source: Business Insider

Jeff Bezos’s 2 Rules For Meeting High Standards

In his 2017 letter to shareholders, Bezos insists upon…

“Am I the only one not making any quick money right now?”

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When I travel offshore, I always spare a little money to visit a casino. It’s just a small amount that I can afford to lose. And I most definitely end up losing. Still, it’s a price I’m willing to pay for the sport of gambling.

“Am I the only one not making any quick money?”

If you’re not losing any…

It’s that powerful.

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“In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you,” writes Mortimer J. Adler. If you read only one good book this year, this is the one that will change how…

Why I hope that my favorite stylus will outlive the Galaxy Note

Source: Samsung

When Samsung introduced its first Galaxy Note, I was fascinated. It was 2011, and I was just a kid, and there was no way I could have asked my parents to buy it for me. But it was adorable nonetheless.

Especially the stylus that Samsung designed to fit perfectly into…

And download Signal

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Facebook already has so much data on you that it’s almost equivalent to it having access to your thoughts. And if that wasn’t enough, the social-media behemoth now demands access to your Whatsapp data as well.

A recent update to Whatsapp’s privacy policy leaves its users with two choices: either…

Ask this Chinese billionaire who’s now richer than Warren Buffett

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Zhong Shanshan, who’s often described as the man who turned water into gold, was born in 1954 in China’s Hangzhou. Forced to drop out of primary school amid the cultural revolution of China, Zhong spent almost a decade doing various laboring jobs.

Zhong later got a degree and subsequently a…

Stop waiting and realize the power of content creation

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“Absolutely love your articles”… “so much wisdom condensed in a few minutes”… “refreshing”… “I needed this today”… “this answered a few of my questions”… “I feel much identified”… “more people need to hear this”… “can 100% relate to this”… “just makes sense”… “appreciate the details”… “love the mindset”… “encouraging”… “words…

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