…More seriously, I think that one of the most common mistakes that young people make when starting out is thinking that they know everything…. Even who’s calling them on the phone! I learned early on that it is more beneficial to ask for advice from your colleagues and business contacts than it is to try to fly solo. When I first started at NovaBay, I was assigned responsibilities that were entirely new to me, and some of the regulatory applications I drafted as general counsel were rejected by the government because I was unfamiliar with the detailed requirements. The trial and error curve could definitely have been shortened by just asking a few questions.