The second piece of advice Khosrowshahi shares it to "go work somewhere you as an individual can make a difference."
When you feel that your effort at work is having a meaningful impact, you are much more likely to experience fulfillment in your career.
At Expedia, Khosrowshahi helped oversee full gender parity in the company, with a U.S. workforce of 51 percent women and 49 percent men, according to company data from June of 2016. In comparison, Uber's U.S. workforce was made of 32.9 percent women and 67.1 percent men in March of 2017.
In combination with his second piece of advice and his third, "go to a place that is making a difference in the world," Khosrowshahi realized he could play an influential role in bringing about necessary change at Uber by taking on the CEO position.
"I couldn't check those off better than this opportunity," Khosrowshahi said about taking Uber's offer and following his own advice.
At the time, the rideshare company had been slammed with lawsuits and scandals under its previous CEO Travis Kalanick. Two months after Kalanick's resignation, Khosrowshahi took the job.
"This is a company that I believe is important for the world. This is a company that is providing opportunities for 3 million driver partners all around the world and I believe that we will be a fundamental part of transportation and mobility in cities everywhere," Khosrowshahi said. "So I had to take a shot and I was in a position of my life where I could take a risk and why the hell not?"
Source: Make It, CNBC.com