Legacy is built daily: The Bezos Family


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 goes well with "Bezos Day 1 policy", or the discipline that I see Sequoia Capital insert in their companies, with their anti-shortcuts approach, mixed with daily paranoia, Grove style.

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."


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