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Lesson 5: Surround yourself with interesting people

He regularly collaborated and socialized with some of the greatest minds of his time: fellow scientists, politicians, artists, and business people. Writer and poet Rudyard Kipling, conservationist John Muir, and financiers Henry Clay Frick and Thomas Fortune Ryan were just a few of Tesla’s intimates.

On his 75th birthday, Tesla received a celebratory letter from Albert Einstein himself.

Surround yourself with people whom you respect and admire, from a variety of backgrounds and industries.

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