What was the most valuable piece of career advice that you received? 

Colin Powell once told me something that really stuck with me. He said, “You can achieve anything you want in life, as long as you don’t care who gets the credit.”

What was the worst piece of business advice that you received? 

An old boss of mine cautioned me, “Nine out of 10 new businesses fail.” Whether or not that number is true is beside the point. To make an idea come to life, it’s about believing in the mission and following what drives you. After selling one successful company and passionately pursuing my second, I can confidently say I’m glad I didn’t take his advice…