A day in the life of the world's richest person, Jeff Bezos

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I am not sure if he actually is the world's richest person or not, but a recent
recent article
http://uk.businessinsider.com/jeff-bezos-daily-rou... gave some insight into what his life looks like.

Bezos is a big believer in getting enough shut-eye. He wakes up every morning naturally, without the aid of an alarm clock.

Well, that's quite enviable. I don't recall the last time I woke up without an alarm clock.

He always starts the day by sharing a healthy breakfast with his wife, the novelist MacKenzie Bezos.

I am relieved. He seems to be a good family man. PR is working.

To spend quality time with MacKenzie and their four children, he never schedules early-morning meetings.

Not sure how he defines "early-morning" meetings, but my guess is that other people just aren't up to meet him before 9.30am.

Bezos is famously not big on meetings in general. He's said to meet with Amazon investors for only six hours a year.

Damn, what a pioneer. Did Amazon ever hire Investor Relations personnel?

When he does call a meeting, Bezos employs a "two-pizza rule" -- he never organizes a meeting where two pizzas couldn't feed the entire group.

How does that work with obesity on the rise? Is there like a BMI requirements new employees need to check off or what?

Bezos apparently used to be an occasionally explosive boss, but there are rumors that he has hired an executive coach to "help him tone it down."

Family man and striving for self-improvement. I am starting to believe that PR has nothing to do with this article.

In general, he has set a "frugal" tone at Amazon, which doesn't throw perks like massages or free lunch at employees.

Aren't they considered to be part of the whole tech crowd? What a shitty place to work at. Just join Google; at least there you can nap all day.

Bezos has a taste for unusual dishes. During a meeting with Woot founder Matt Rutledge, he ordered octopus with potatoes, bacon, green garlic yogurt, and eggs for breakfast. "When I look at the menu, you're the thing I don't understand, the thing I've never had," Bezos said. "I must have the breakfast octopus."

Understand your food? Really?

Bezos also has a fondness for food trucks. In 2014, he told Business Insider Editor-in-Chief Henry Blodget about a phenomenally popular truck outside of Amazon's headquarters. "It's out of control, actually," he said.

I don't know what to say to this.

There's one after-dinner ritual Bezos always adheres to: washing the dishes. "I'm pretty convinced it's the sexiest thing I do," he told Blodget.

Who hasn't experienced the immense sexual appeal when washing dishes...

It's unclear whether Bezos has a workout routine. However, photos of the CEO at a recent conference elicited comparisons to Vin Diesel, as commenters noted his muscular appearance.

Idk, but considering what I imagine the schedule of the Amazon CEO and world's richest man to be like to find the time to actually get jacked like ... Vin Diesel ... is quite astonishing. Are steroids ruining tech?

Amazon now runs several popular original series, like "The Man in the High Castle" and "Transparent," but the Amazon CEO is a Trekkie. Bezos even made a surprise cameo in the 2016 film "Star Trek Beyond."

I am slowly getting the feeling he has a lot of free time on his hands.

Other than watching "Star Trek," Bezos has another space-related hobby: gliding about in a submarine looking for old NASA rockets. He often brings his kids along for the adventure.

Freaking billionaires, man....

Bezos makes sure to get enough rest -- he sleeps for eight hours every night.

And now you know why he is able to get up without an alarm clock.

Comments (2)

Jul 29, 2017

ah it's always satisfying when it comes back around full circle

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