Read to understand, read to connect, and read to imagine. Books really are magical, and I do wish more of us would spend time with them. But let’s not pretend that treating them as a ticket to success will make you successful.
“You can’t pivot away from a dream,” said Newman.
Newman’s advice on how to get funding in the early stages of a company is worth noting. “If you ask for money, you’re going to get advice. If you ask for advice, you’re going to get money,” said Newman.