Reading the delightful series of interviews that starts on page 20 brought back a ?ood of good memories. Lisa Tocci and Khusro Khan have spoken with numerous industry executives about how they landed in the lubricants industry – was it accident? Or birth? Or? – and elicited their advice for a young person thinking about entering the business. Youll ?nd some keen insights on what makes this business run, and youll ?nd agreement that it can provide deeply satisfying careers.