Someone asked today: "Are you the best in the world at what you do?" My response: "I'm connected to the best in the world at what I do."
My best advice: a) get really good at learning; b) get really good at building; c) be good at networking; d) be really good with people.
If people don't know how to communicate, relate and interact, then tools are just tools. Businesses & markets depend on human competencies.