The Best Advice a Boss Ever Gave Me

From a Wall Street Journal story headlined “The Best Advice a Boss Ever Gave Me”:

Truly good advice from your boss—the kind that turns a manager into a mentor—is rare enough that when it comes, it stays with you (sometimes as a Post-it note permanently attached to your monitor).

As part of a special deep dive into ways to improve one’s work life, we turned to luminaries in the fields of design, fashion, food, technology and travel and asked them for the best counsel a supervisor ever gave them. The wisdom that stood out amid all the platitudes and buzzwords. Read on for universally applicable lessons on martial punctuality, culinary experimentation and more.