Jeff Bezos may be minting billions, but he fantasises about being a bartender and making craft cocktails.A look at some fantasies - achieved or otherwise - of other big guns in the business world.
Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday launched Bezos Day One Fund, a new philanthropic initiative, with an initial commitment of $2 billion to help homeless families and create preschools for low-income communities.
The first will fund existing nonprofits and issue annual awards to organisations doing "compassionate, needle-moving work" to shelter and support the immediate needs of young families. "If our own great grandchildren don't have lives better than ours, something has gone very wrong".
Bezos, whose stake in Amazon is worth about $160 billion USA, says that he'll call it the Bezos Day One Fund.
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Israel says Khan al-Ahmar was illegally built and has offered to resettle residents 12 kilometers (7 miles) away. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the USA administration's "clear stance in the matter".
Bezos has yet to join "The Giving Pledge" created by fellow billionaires Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett, whose more than 180 signatories have promised to give more than half of their fortunes to philanthropy.
Earlier this month, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, proposed a bill in Congress called the "Stop BEZOS" Act, which would make large corporations pay workers more or pay for public assistance programs like Medicaid.
Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post newspaper, warned Thursday (Sep 13) that President Donald Trump's attacks on media are unsafe for the country. "Most important of those will be genuine, intense customer obsession".
The interview shed new details on Bezos's philanthropic push, which was devised with his wife MacKenzie and will include building and operating a network of "Montessori-like" preschools to help prevent low-income family children from falling behind in their education.
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Welbeck's effort was disallowed for what was bizarrely deemed a foul on goalkeeper David De Gea . We want to test ourselves against the best and certainly tonight we put up a fight.
Last year Bezos solicited advice from the public via Twitter, asking how he could best use his wealth to help people "right now".
The fight soured many more locals on Amazon and Bezos, and also overshadowed the growing portfolio of philanthropy they had done in the city. "The media is going to be fine", he said during the conversation with economic club president David Rubenstein.
"But I will say this: I do think it's a mistake for any elected official to attack media and journalists". However, he said it is risky for politicians to "demonize the media". We're going to be obsessively, compulsively focused on the child.
Bezos, whose Amazon fortune has made him the world's richest person, added that he has had "a couple of conversations" with Trump but declined to say what was discussed.
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The Associated Press reported that he would not answer in-person or written questions by Mueller's team. He added that Woodward's tome is a "big, fat ugly book with all the misquotes and all the lies".
"We will build an organization to directly operate these schools".