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  • Jeff Bezos recently spoke in front of a packed crowd at an Amazon re:Mars event in front of young entrepreneurs. 1 / 10

  • Bezos is the CEO of online retail giant Amazon, thus making him a billionaire several times over and the world's richest man. 2 / 10

  • Because of Amazon's immense success, hearing the answer to the question Bezos was asked at the event (entrepreneur advice) was a dream for many of the attendees. 3 / 10

  • Due to Bezos' huge success, many businesspeople and entrepreneur hopefuls are interested in hearing how Bezos thinks and works. 4 / 10

  • Bezos told the attentive crowd that being "customer obsessed" is one of the most important things that an entrepreneur can do. 5 / 10

  • Having passion for the field/industry is also extremely vital, Bezos said. 6 / 10

  • If two competing entrepreneurs are going up against each other and one has passion while the other does not, the former will win. 7 / 10

  • Perhaps one of the most surprising bits of advice that Bezos gave was that failing is necessary and important for growth. 8 / 10

  • Bezos' bottom line was basically that risk is healthy for new businesses and even super-successful businesses should be taking risks often. 9 / 10

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