What was your first big buy after starting your company?
"My first big purchase was a watch from Tiffany's. I
was doing a project a few blocks [from] the flagship Tiffany's
in Manhattan. When the scope of our project changed and we knew we
hit a home run, I decided to go with the Rolex Oyster, as I loved
scuba diving and it was such a classic."
Founder of JLC environmental consultants
New York City
"A few weeks before the company's launch, I bought a
bottle of French champagne. It still rests unopened in my fridge. I
was so busy, I never had a launch party. When I get around to
having one, I know what the invitations will say: 'It's
The (After) Thought.' "
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