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WISE WORDS FROM LESSONS LEARNED

J o e F o x Co -Fo un der /C EO , B lüh en Bo ta n ic a ls ; En t r epr en eu r

"My passion is learning. In the typical entrepreneurial spirit, I am constantly trying to find new ways to utilize new information. Different chapters of life require different wisdom, but I am passionate about learning ahead of each new chapter." "The best advice I ever received was if you are going to do something, do it right. Anything I have done, I have mirrored others who dream big and execute well. The best advice I have received from numerous mentors is to commit yourself to doing it the right way with integrity. If you make a decision to do something, go all in and do it with a high level of integrity and strong ethics." "When I was a kid, I always looked up to the hero in the movies. I have always been a big movie buff. I watched a lot of movies as a kid and always gravitated to the good guys that overcome adversity." "One of the hardest life lessons I've had to learn is I think many times in life you are presented with an opportunity to take short cuts. I've learned, time and time again, that the right path is often the harder path. Life has taught me to trust my instincts, but that doesn’t mean rushing. Carving a new path always takes more work than taking a common path." "If I could, I'd go back in time and tell my college-age self not to be so self-conscious about your lack of formal education. Be confident in your ability to learn and adapt, and that will greatly influence your success." 20

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