Fortune Magazine asked 28 of the brightest and most successful in business what the best advice ever given them was.
Here's a selection of the responses:
Warren Buffett: 'You're right not because others agree with you, but because your facts are right'.
Howard Schultz, Chairman, Starbucks: 'Recognise the skills and traits you don't possess, and hire people who have them'.
Sallie Krawcheck: 'Don't listen to the naysayers'.
Vivek Paul, serial businessman: 'Don't limit yourself by past expectations'.
Dick Parsons, former Chairman, Citi: 'When you negotiate, leave a little something on the table'.
Herb Kelleher, founder, Southwest Airlines: 'Respect people for who they are, not for what their titles are'.
Clayton Christensen, Harvard Business School professor: 'You can learn from anyone'.
Peter Drucker, Management guru: 'Get good - or get out'.
Source - Fortune Magazine
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