Meg Whitman, former CEO of Hewlett Packard, shares her advice for success.
(piano music)…- [Daniel] Would you talk to me about what…I'm sure you get this a lot where they are people…come, you give a speech somewhere or your talking to the…school, and someone comes up to you…and says I want to be like you.…You know I want to be the next Meg Whitman. How do I do it?…What kind of advice do you give to someone who is…earlier in their career about how to reach the top?…- [Meg] Well the first thing I say is go to the best…school that you can get into. So, for college…or graduate school, if you have the…opportunity and it fits your career plans,…go to the best school you can go to,…and sometimes you just have to…figure out how to pay for it later.…
So, I'd say that's super important,…and then second is what discipline do you actually love?…What do you love when you think…back over your last, you know number…of years in college or high school,…what did you love doing?…And I would say go do what you really enjoy,…as opposed to trying to hold your nose,…and make yourself do something that you don't really like.…
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