Jan Fields, Business Executive and former President of McDonald’s USA. Her first role at McDonald’s was as a crew member.
"Remember that your reputation is everything. You build your personal brand through everything you do, whether big actions or small decisions, and that brand will stay with you throughout your career."
"Have patience –- you’re building the foundation for a lifelong career. I would tell myself that the skills and lessons I was learning at that time would be invaluable in the future. I didn’t realize that was what I was doing and simply wanted to hurry it all up. I know now that it’s like building a house: the stronger the foundation, the higher you can go."
Forbes, Photograph by Alex Garcia