There’s not much of a template for business titans who step back from their top jobs. Some have spent time burnishing their image with philanthropy, such as Andrew Carnegie and Bill Gates, who, like Bezos, became lightning rods for criticism of the companies they ran. Others have focused on the playthings of the super-wealthy, such as running sports teams or traveling to exotic locales on their yachts. A few, such as former eBay CEO Meg Whitman, even dabbled in politics.
Step back like a billionaire: Previous tech titan exits offer examples for Bezos – The Washington Post
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