What would I tell my 15-year-old self? We asked our Minority Business Leader honorees.

It’s rarely easy being 15 years old. And future D.C. business leaders are no exception.

Whether they spent too many hours in the computer lab, too much energy trying to fit in or a little too much time arguing with their parents, each of our 2018 Minority Business Leader Awards honorees has a few things they’d do differently if they could go back to their early high school days.

Click through the gallery above to see what these Greater Washington business and nonprofit leaders would tell themselves at 15 about how to prepare for success.

And click here to see all our of Minority Business Leader Awards coverage from earlier this year.

Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.