Foust : This is a huge long-term vision. How will you stay focused on this when all the daily kidnappings? When is an e-commerce company?
Bezos : Which, incidentally, is Blue Country's business model right now, so it's very important. Every time you buy shoes, you are helping the Blue Origin Fund, so thank you. I appreciate it very much.
It's not really hard. The vision is absolutely important, but it does not deserve your daily attention. You need a vision, then it is a test stone: it's something you can always come back with if you ever get confused. But above all your time should be spent on things that happen today, this year, perhaps in the next 2 or 3 years.
It does not take long for us to focus on things that are too far away ̵
We will announce our Amazon Quarterly Scores, and [people will say] "Big Quarter, Congratulations!" And then I say, "Thank you". But what I really think is that this quarter was baked and done two or three years ago, and right now the Amazon executives work on a quarter that will happen in 2021, 2022 – such things,
So I would always encourage people to hold, strong, vision, and be so stubborn about it. Do not let anyone move you out of your sight. But put the vast majority of your energy and attention to things that are in a kind of 2- to 3-year period. Then the subdivision will be a kind of emotional guide to this – the management of the intuition of the intestines – to these closer activities.