This weekend I watched this cool fireside chat between Jeff Bezos and his brother. Watch it in one sitting rather than in pieces.
Daily, before I leave my bedroom for the day I stare at this post-it note that says "legacy is built daily". It is a powerful reminder.
It reminded me of the importance of family and world exploration.
It made me think that I need to venture out a bit more and not stare at my phone so much.
I doubt that Bezos would have quit his Wall Street job if he didn't have such stellar grandparents that taught him grit from a young age.
Nobody becomes this wealthy and powerful by accident.
Also, I love his approach to dating.
"I want a woman that can break me out of a third world prison."
Having strong opinions is important. It will make people listen to you. Holding them weakly and adapting demonstrates character and humility.
The moment you wake up is when you lose the fear of death. That is the start of the rest of your life. If you die today, would your transition in peace?
Lessons from a prince in renaissance Italy that are still relevant today. The Prince is one of these books that I recommend every founder ought to read.