I build teams that can do the impossible.
Every day, I'm pulling teams of people together to solve seemingly impossible problems.
Entrepreneurs have a tendency to think that they're the only one that matters; let that idea go. It's like playing or coaching a team sport: you can't do everything on your own, so your number-one responsibility as CEO is to hire the absolute best team that you can, and then trust that team to go out and execute your vision. You have to find people who are passionate, who believe what you believe, and who have just enough overlap in skill sets that they'll mesh and complement each other's work.
Here's the first step for college students
If you don't come from a good, strong financial background, you're probably going to have a total lack of understanding of the economics governing your own industry. Down the line, you can get out of your comfort zone and dip into marketing or operations, but start with that finance degree.
"I don't think your product has long-term viability. I don't see the market opportunity. I don't see how you could scale this technology."