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Campfire Firemasters only remain that from keeping a bright flame and staying away from being burnt out. We love this article from Business Insider on Jeff Bezos' opinion of the phrase "Life/Work Balance". We work to live, we don't live to work, and this is how we stay fresh, inspired, and driven to create amazing work here at Campfire.


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos isn't a fan of the phrase "work-life balance."

At a recent awards event hosted by Axel Springer and Business Insider US editor in chief Alyson Shontell, Bezos revealed the counterintuitive advice he offers new Amazon employees.

Bezos believes that his new hires should stop attempting to achieve "balance" within their professional and personal lives, since that implies a strict trade-off between the two. Instead, Bezos envisions a more holistic relationship between work and life outside the office.

Historically, the world's richest man has a nontraditional approach to work: He makes time for breakfast every morning with his family, doesn't set his alarm before going to bed, schedules surprisingly few meetings, and still sets aside a few minutes every day to wash his own dishes.