8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Younger Selves Lessons They Wish They’d Know Then
Tim Westergren, the founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Pandora:
“Be sure to ‘notice’ ideas when you have them. Stop. Take the time to consider them seriously. And if your gut tells you they’re compelling, be fearless in their pursuit,” Westergren said. Nothing is more haunting than thinking, ‘I wish I had…’”
This cataloging of buildings has “become an almost ritualistic undertaking, a therapy of sorts, helping me to organize the overwhelming infinity and chaos of New York into something I can know and understand.”
After you die, the letters you keep in a box in the closet will no longer be private. But the letters in your email account are a different story. They might remain private, or they might remain forever inaccessible—it all depends on the whims of the email provider in question…
How A Little Graciousness Can Do Wonders For Your Career
Tom Chiarella recently wrote an ode to graciousness for Esquire. Any aspiring lady or gentleman would do well to take it to heart:
Do not mistake mere manners for graciousness. Manners are rules. Helpful, yes. But graciousness reflects a state of being; it emanates from your inventory of self. Start with what you already possess. You, for instance, have a job. Live up to that.
Read more about what it means to be gracious here.