Bill Schawbel has a deep bench of trusted advisors, both internally and externally. As a life-long learner, Schawbel emphasizes the importance of being open-minded to the feedback and perspective advisors provide. The key here, he remarks, is relationship. Schawbel has developed many long-term relationships, which bring him confidence. Bill “indulges” himself in meetings with distributors, suppliers, and business partners with the belief that “knowing your people” is invaluable.