Jim McKelvey Quotes

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Jim McKelvey Quotes

Everyone needs someone to tell them not to wear so much Prada.
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Glass really rewards risk. A lot of times with glass, you're just waiting for the piece to cool down or for some temperature to adjust, and there's split seconds where you've got a fraction of a second where you get to make a move a particular way, and you don't get to repeat it if you do it wrong.

— Jim McKelvey

In December 1989, my mother died very suddenly, and that sparked a re-evaluation of what I was doing, and I realized I was mediocre at everything. I was a mediocre IBM employee, I was a mediocre entrepreneur, I was a mediocre artist. I decided that, although my mom wouldn't be around to see it, I wanted to be great at something.

— Jim McKelvey

It's hard to shape glass. It took me years of practice, and as a result, I've never gotten bored with it. It's difficult. Every time I come into the studio, I've got some sort of new challenge. And something that I would like to learn how to do better, and the material never disappoints me.

— Jim McKelvey

I don't run any of my companies. I always partner with somebody who wants to operate.

— Jim McKelvey

I've been totally replaced by people who are superior. I was doing, like, 15 different things. It's very gratifying to watch your job done better.

— Jim McKelvey

St. Louis is a customer- and partner-rich environment for any financial tech startup.

— Jim McKelvey

We tend to believe that things are impossible that are very possible.

— Jim McKelvey

When my son was born, I decided I wasn't really into working 12 hours a day. That slowed me down a little bit.

— Jim McKelvey

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