Is there one piece of clothing that every employee should have in his or her closet?
Definitely, for men, I think it is a blazer. When I think about the work environment, a blazer is such a versatile item. It's one of those things that you can dress it up, and you can dress it down. I can wear it with dress pants and look dressier. I can wear it with jeans and look a little bit more cool and casual. For me, it's where I keep my cellphone and everything. I don't have a handbag, so my blazer is kind of my handbag. Luckily, they have pockets.
What's the best career advice you've ever gotten?
I think it's one I got a long time ago and give it out a lot: Know yourself. Know yourself very well. Be very honest with what you're good at and your strengths and limitations. We all have them. And then I always say "do what you love," which comes from our founder of Gap Inc. Don Fisher, and I kind of augment that with also "do what you're good at." You might love something, but you've got to make sure you're also good at doing that.