Chapter Seven Pick Advisors Wisely

Surround yourself with associates who have the courage to say no.

My children firmly believe I am from another age. I never learned computer skills; I don’t quite understand how e-mail works. My letters and notes quite often are written by hand. I manage in today’s high-tech world because there are many people around me who are technologically competent. In some ways, it leaves me in a more pleasant setting where relationships are more personable.

If you don’t have knowledge of something, find people who do. I have around me wonderful men and women of talent, skill, energy, virtue, and promise. They know that Huntsman team membership requires the following:

Adherence to proper values

Loyalty to the company ...

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