Billionaire Jeff Greene, founder of Florida Sunshine Investments, attended this week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. During an interview at the forum, Greene was discussing what he predicts to be an upcoming “jobs crisis that will cause social unrest and radical politics,” Bloomberg reported.
“America’s lifestyle expectations are far too high and need to be adjusted so we have less things and a smaller, better existence,” said Greene. “We need to reinvent our whole system of life.”
Greene, who has a net worth of $3 billion according to Forbes, flew to Switzerland for the week, along with his wife, children, and the couple’s two nannies on Greene’s private jet.
The advice to live with “less” might be a lot easier to swallow if it were coming from someone who didn’t have multiple mansions, cars, boats, and the aforementioned private jet.
Here are some examples from Addicting Info of a few things Greene could get rid of so that he could “have less things” like the rest of us.