How One Statistic Inspired Jeff Bezos to Start Amazon

Taking advantage of rising trends

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“I came across the fact that Web usage was growing at 2,300 percent per year. I’d never seen or heard of anything that grew that fast, and the idea of building an online bookstore with millions of titles — was very exciting to me.”

“At the same time, I knew that I might sincerely regret not having participated in this thing called the Internet that I thought was going to be a revolutionizing event. When I thought about it that way … it was incredibly easy to make the decision.”

What can we learn from Bezos?

Dreamers just dream about the end goal. Pursuers actually work for it.

Dreamers just hope to achieve success one day. Pursuers work their butt off for their goal.

Dreamers forget about the path to success. Pursuers work hard to build the path to success.

Bezos didn’t care that a concept like online bookstore had never existed before.

Bezos didn’t care that the Internet was barely beginning to put its foot on the ground.

Bezos didn’t care he had no experience in building an online store.



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