15 May 2017
Entrepreneurial Genius: Earths Richest Man
- Posted by Dejan Pekic BCom DipFP CFP GAICD, Senior Financial Planner
Success is and has always been 99% perspiration and 1% inspiration.
That certainly applies to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos who has finally pushed himself into 2nd place at US$83.3 billion and is now only US$4 billion away from passing Microsoft founder Bill Gates at US$87.2 billion to become Earths richest man.
We cannot crown him yet but its only a matter of time now before Bill Gates is dethroned.
While a changing of the guard is underway for the top spot, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at US$64.5 billion has risen to 5th place with both Amancio Ortega at US$82.5 billion and Warren Buffett at US$73.4 billion under fire from this new breed of internet entrepreneurs.
In the attached article Jeff Bezos shares his five most important lessons for success-
- Think big
- Keep innovating
- Don’t fret about failure
- Profits matter much less than market share
- Forget acquisitions
Click to read.
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