Carla Harris Vice Chairman at Morgan Stanley

Paraphrasing:
“I didn’t know you have to work on your network and nurture those relationships … you can’t just sit down with your head down and keep working harder and expect that to be enough.”

“I am negatively motivated. If you tell me I can’t do something I am all over it.”

“I grew up in a no excuses household — could not blame poor performance on a teacher not liking me.”