If I Knew Then Advice on careers, finance, and life from Harvard Business School's Class of 1963

Norman Barnett

Careers

Choose work you enjoy and that serves as many people as possible. Focus on serving others — not on building wealth. Serve well, and money will follow.

0 Comments & 66 Likes
Marriage & Family

Marry when you and your prospective spouse know who you are and what work you will do. Make sure you each are willing to support the other in having the life you each want.

0 Comments & 10 Likes
Business

Pay people well. Provide profit-sharing. If you care about them, they will care about you.

0 Comments & 10 Likes
Growing Older

Successful retirement requires having growing income. Make investing for growing income your primary objective, reinvesting income until you need it.

0 Comments & 2 Likes
Back to Top