Life Lessons: Jose Garces
- You learn by doing and tasting.
- E-mails, texts, and social media can be overwhelming. Be present, and enjoy the moment.
- Take the time to figure out what you’re passionate about. When you do, drive at it.
Jose Garces, Chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author
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Life Lessons: Alexis Ohanian
- Learn to code, even if you’re not techy. It can go a long way in making repetitive tasks easier.
- Make something people want.
- Lives Remaining: 0. It’s an old video game screen.
Alexis Ohanian, Co-founder and chief executive chair, Reddit
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Life Lessons: Alan Rabinowitz
- Failure is not an option. You have to truly believe that.
- Always ask big. If they say yes, you didn’t ask for enough.
- You control the confrontation by being the strongest, intellectually or physically.
Alan Rabinowitz, Co-founder and chief executive officer, Panthera
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Life Lessons: Harvey Spevak
- The more challenging it is, the more interesting.
- Put yourself in a position to be lucky.
- Follow your passion in all that you do. It’s more fulfilling – and also how you yield greater success.
Harvey Spevak, Chief executive officer, Equinox Holdings
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Life Lessons: Terry Lundgren
- Bloom where you are planted: Do the best job in your current position.
- Your own attitude is the one thing you can always control.
- Take time to mentor the young people coming up behind you.
Terry Lundgren, Chairman and chief executive officer, Macy’s
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