Life Lessons: Gary Kelly
- No person can overcome a lousy team.
- Great leaders do their best work in the worst times.
- Have fun.
Gary Kelly, Chairman, president, and chief executive officer, Southwest Airlines
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Life Lessons: Freda Lewis-Hall
- People do not change when they see the light. They change when they feel the heat.
- Don’t ask, ‘What should I do next?’ Ask, ‘What do I want to do last?’
- If something seems out of reach, move closer.
Freda Lewis-Hall, Chief medical officer and executive vice president, Pfizer
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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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