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If it’s the right person giving their opinion, LISTEN carefully. The list of “right people” is pretty short: YOU and your realistic potential clients and partners.
If it’s the wrong person giving their opinion, F it. Smile, nod, or whatever gesture you think they deserve.
When you have a well-defined core, YOU will be 90% of the feedback that you need.”
“The principles of running a good business are easily stated in one paragraph: ethics; clear goals; take care of the customer; take care of the employee; product quality and service; innovation; cost control; productivity; sound finance; manage the risk agenda; nimble and flexible; decision-making for the long term; deal with problems; avoid denial; prudence; patience, tone at the top; keep ego out of it; treat everybody the way you want to be treated; beat the competition.”
“Whatever you choose in life, be the best you can be. Life’s too short — and you’re too important — to compromise.”