The Builders Club had a watercooler conversation with Sanjay Bhargava - founding team member of PayPal and is credited by Elon Musk and Reid Hoffman with significant contributions that helped make the Paypal business model work. Paypal operates an online payments system in the majority of countries that support online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like checks and money orders.
This was an extended session where Sanjay Sir talked about his experiences working with Elon Musk, startup ecosystem then(back in the ’90s) and now, .com bubble, and much more.
Summarizing the discussion:-
Making better choices is extremely important at every point in life, we make trades with future self now and then opt for any choice.
Elon, is a disruptive thinker, works very hard, is very smart and intelligent, and can build the right team.
Build optionality at every stage of your life; so that one does not become complacent at a particular stage.
Become a positive changemaker in society and choose to be a disruptive innovator!!
Advice to a 15-year-old kid; find your passion and work religiously towards it or try various choices to find the right path.
Always invest in yourself, that would be the biggest ROI that you would ever get