Thursday, December 15, 2011

What it Takes

For six years Eric Puestow has been with Joe's Black Book, a recruitment and consulting firm that has helped Tommy Hilfiger and Karl Lagerfeld. A graduate from Florida State University, I asked him what's the most important skill necessary to succeed.  He answered with easy certainty: "Fire in the belly, tyrannically going after everything you don't know, and keeping hungry to learn."  Here he is buying Fashion for Profit to help him further understand the apparel industry's distinctive way of thinking as suggested by this book's ability to explain procedures and the language of fashion.

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