Tips that businessmen remember for a lifetime

Business Insider compiled a list of the most interesting tips from 22 famous entrepreneurs, including Bill Gates, Richard Branson and Warren Buffett.

It is difficult to succeed in business without the support of friends and colleagues. The most successful entrepreneurs recognize that their excellent results are largely due to the valuable advice of others. Business Insider has compiled a list of the most interesting tips from 22 famous entrepreneurs, including Bill Gates, Richard Branson and Warren Buffett.

1. Terry Landgren, Managing Director of Macy's

At Bullock, Gene Ross advised Landgren: "You're not going to do this all your life, just a certain amount of time. And if you you will do it very, very well, everyone will see it and something new will be offered to you. And you do it well again, after which something new will be offered to you again.

2. Richard Branson, founder and head of the Virgin Group

"My mother always taught me: never regret the past and move forward. which people spend thinking about past failures instead of focusing all their energy on the future. I get great pleasure from running the Virgin business, and any failure should be considered only as an additional lesson."

3. Marissa Mayer, president of Yahoo!

"My friend Andre said to me, 'Marissa, you're wasting too much energy making the right decision. I see a huge number of interesting proposals, you should choose only one and just make it the best. I think this is the best advice I have ever received in my life."

4. Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs

His boss at Goldman Sachs told him in the 1980s, “First, ask your subordinates for their opinion before you give your opinion. Secondly, the behavior of your subordinates will depend on how you behave in a critical situation. "

5. Maureen Chiket, Chief Executive Officer of Chanel Gap director Mickey Drexler told Chicket, "I'm going to give you some important advice. You are a great seller. But you have to learn to listen."

6. Tory Burch, founder and creative director of Tory Burch

firm, as it is very risky. They recommended starting with a wholesale company and testing the market. However, Glen Senck, managing director of Urban Outfitters, advised me to listen to my intuition and take risks.

7. Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google things. Say yes to traveling to new countries, meeting new friends, discovering the unknown. "Yes" is the way to get your first job and your next job, your spouse, and even your kids."

8. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO

When Sandberg was ready to turn down Google's offer to become general manager, Eric Schmidt advised her: "Don't be a fool, it's very important for your growth. " According to Cheryl, this was the best advice in her life.

9. Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Thomas Murphy told him, “Never forget, Warren, you can send someone to hell tomorrow. Don't give up this right. So today, keep your mouth shut and see how things develop."

10. Larry Page, Founder of Google

ten ideas, including the idea of ​​structurally linking the Internet, that I wanted to bring to life. My supervisor, Terry Winograd, chose her and said, "That's the best idea." So that's his credit."

11. Bill Gates, CEO of Microsoft

"Warren Buffett taught me a lot of things, including how to prepare for At some point, I will have the opportunity to return wealth to people. Even before starting a charitable foundation, I read a lot about philanthropists of the past and how they did everything. Jim Sinegal gave me fantastic advice when we were having business problems. We showed him our plan and he said, "I don't mean to be harsh, but that's not it at all." This was my plan and it was right. He advised us to focus all our attention on returning old clients, and not trying to find new ones. "You need to have 'tough' skin. You can't believe good words, and of course you can't believe bad words." And I had to educate myself for a long time. Now, when I see something good about myself in a magazine or somewhere else, I probably won't read it."

14. Jim Rogers, CEO of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests

"Buy low and sell high is the motto of Wall Street. In the old days, they also said the following: "Understand how money works, and you will understand what is happening."

15. Richard Parsons, former head of Citigroup

The former head of Time Warner told Parsons: "Always remember that this is a small business and you have a long life. You will see all these people later."

16. Jennifer Hyman, Founder and CEO of Rent The Runway

"Just do it. There's no point in saying I'll do it because it will help me achieve something. If you're passionate about your job, do it." "A person is beautiful when he does what he loves."

17. Edward Rust, CEO of State Farm

better, isn't it?"

18. Joe Uva, CEO of Univision

During his time at McCann Erickson, Uva was advised: "Have the courage to stand up for your beliefs. Always say what you think. Trust your intuition. And always watch other people."

19. Mohamed El-Erian, head of PIMCO

newspapers?" He told me that if you don't read different points of view, your mind closes and you become a prisoner of one point of view that you never question."

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Burdick has heard this from many successful entrepreneurs: "Surround yourself with good people and those who think differently. Surround yourself with people who have different life experiences. The success of a business depends on a well-coordinated team."

21. Steve Schwartzman, head of the Blackstone Group

"My high school coach Jack Armstrong used to tell us: "You must first do something then put it down and only then can you take something."

22. Peter Swinburne, CEO of Molson Coors

so you don't do what we've done before."

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