“If everything has to work in 2-3 years then that limits what you can do. If you give yourself the breathing room to say ‘I’m ok to take 7 years’ then all of a sudden you have way more opportunities.” – Jeff Bezos
In a recent video interview between Jeff and Mark Bezos, the brothers discuss much of what makes Jeff think the way he thinks. It’s got some fascinating insights in. Today marks the start of 2018 – Happy New Year. New Year’s Day typically brings resolutions. This year, instead of the normal resolutions that are focused on short-term improvements, try to take the long view.
Think about what impact you want to make in the next 7-10 years. What do you need to start working on now to make that goal a reality?