I asked 18 financially independent real estate investors what advice they would tell their 22-year-old selves if they could go back to college graduation day. Here’s what they said.
I love this country. I want us to succeed. I hope for good things.
“It’s amazing how much an actual interpersonal interaction matters.” – Amrit Dhir, Google Partner Development Manager
“It’s not about how many times you get knocked down; it’s about how many times you get back up.” – Richard Tait, co-creator of Cranium
It’s when you take that leave of absence or quit your job to focus on the startup full-time that it becomes real. – Roger Lee, president at PaperG
“I believe energy begets energy, positivity begets positivity. Small wins really lead to other things.” – Rey Faustino, One Degree
“Little Bets is really about what I learned in my 30s as I was figuring out what to do with my life.” – Peter Sims, author
“The beauty of entertainment is that you’re helping people have fun during their day.” – Sheila Marikar, ABCNews.com
“Part of job satisfaction is knowing that you’re doing a really good job.” – Adarsh Pandit, thoughtbot
“I think one of the biggest keys to transitioning is just talking to mentors who have been there before.” – Amy Montalvo, ONEPASS Productions