The best advice they ever got

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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