Digital Technology Leadership Series- Bill Ready

Adam Calica

The DLTS is a profiling of the most influential people in Chicago's digital technology community.



I wish I knew from the beginning...

"How important it is to surround yourself with great people.  I was fortunate enough to stumble into situations with great people early in my career and later learned how valuable it is to proactively seek out those great people."

 

The best advice I ever received...

"In my early 20's, a mentor of mine was asking me a series of questions which he had intended to create introspection.  I had an answer for all of them right away.  He very tactfully said to me, 'I'm not sure I can help you with anything; you've got all the answers.'  It hit me like a ton of bricks -- I was failing to take advantage of all that I could learn from those around me.  I've since had countless achievements that I never could have done had I not learned from others with experience and wisdom beyond my own.  It was a great lesson for a twenty year old hotshot engineer."

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Brad Morehead

I love the quote on listening to mentors.  Great advice!  Thanks Bill.

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