10 Life-Changing Quotes From The Forbes #Under30Summit

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The Forbes Under 30 Summit rolled into Philadelphia Sunday afternoon for three mind opening days of keynotes, panels, breakouts and pitch contents. Here are some important takeaways from the conference.

1. “You’ll get knocked down over and over and over again, and you get back up.”

-Elizabeth Holmes, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Theranos

2. “Learn to shut out the noise and curate personal metrics.”

-Eden Full, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, SunSaluter

3. “Having imperfectness is your perfect. It’s about the journey not the destination.”

– Alex Morgan,Portland Thorns & U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team

4. “You shouldn’t be different to be different. Be different because it does a better job to reach your goals.”

-Vivek Ramaswamy, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Axovant


5. “You’re not going to be bored if you find something you love and you practice every day.”

– Michelle Phan, YouTube Personality; Founder, ipsy

6. “When failure meets opportunity, you have another opportunity to succeed.”

– Julie Johnston, Chicago Red Stars & U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team

7. “Strive to solve a problem not start a business.”

– Josh Kopelman, Partner, First Round Capital

8. “Our friendship and business relationship are built on the same pillars: respect and acceptance.”

– Gabe Blanchet, Co-Founder, Grove Labs

9. “Startup is in your head. It’s not your incorporation date.”

– Aaron Levie Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Box

10. “Too often we judge ourselves by the outcome, rather than the intention and effort.”

– Dr. Amit Sood, Director, Mind-Body Medicine Initiative & Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic