Refinery29 just published their first-ever San Francisco edition of 30 Under 30. Featured among names like Matt Mullenweg (founder of WordPress) and Ryan Coogler (filmmaker of the highly anticipated Fruitvale Station) is our very own CEO & co-founder Sahil Jain. Here's an excerpt from the interview:
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What’s the best professional lesson you ever learned and who taught it?
The best professional lesson that I have learned was to realize that many things are just not in my control. When you set your expectations appropriately that some things are just out of your control, you are able to stop wasting mindshare on pounding yourself into the ground if something goes wrong, and instead get back to focusing on what you can control. My dad actually taught me this lesson and it’s one of the only ways I can keep myself somewhat sane. Though, he’ll be the first to tell you that I am crazy —or a ‘freak,’ which is his gracious nickname for me!
Read the complete interview at Refinery29.