I did a whole lot of exploring over the past months… a lot of effort. Personally, I am quite happy about the way things turned out for me.
While many variations of this quote is used:
Behind every successful man, there is a woman
For me, it means only one thing – my mother.
She is a one-woman support system, taking care of all the little things, and providing me with everything else. When combined with the power of my dad, I am pampered with the perfect lifestyle to move forward with my ambitions, uninhibited. I am very lucky they stand behind how I spend my time, and support my most risky endeavours.
Our family doesn’t make a big deal about celebrations and showing outward affection much, but I find the silent, emotional ties very very strong.
Even though I don’t spend many hours a week with her, I make sure she knows what I’m up to at all times, and I always get her input on the decisions I make. I have meaningful discussions about entrepreneurship and philosophy with her, which I hope, will prevent her from going senile.
Of all people I’m quoting Jeff Bezos again…
When you’re a little kid, you have no idea how much your parents love you. – Jeff Bezos
I think I have some idea… coz you have made it pretty clear. Thanks for that. Happy Mother’s Day, mom!