Yotam Ottolenghi, chef, writer and restaurateur: Someone who has courage in their convictions, as well as the wisdom to listen when the details don’t always go according to plan—and then changing them as a result. You need to hold the big picture’s convictions at the same time as tweaking and tweaking the small details until they’re right—it’s having the energy of both the long-distance runner and the sprinter. Laura Ballance, cofounder, Merge Records: An entrepreneur is a creative person who endeavors to craft something that appeals to other people. You need to be creative, observant, brave and patient. This story is from Kinfolk Issue Fifteen Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 19 Going Incognito We all secretly wonder what mischief we’d make if invisible: When our identity is hidden, everything seems possible. Arts & Culture Issue 19 The Best Policy Sometimes we talk to each other without feeling heard. Honesty—a most intimate interaction—can be just as thrilling as its more devious inverse.