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What is the BEST piece of advice you've been given?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Ciaran, Aug 20, 2016.

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  1. Ciaran

    Ciaran Member

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    As the title says, what's the best piece of advice you've been given, and why?
     
  2. VirtualGlobalPhone

    VirtualGlobalPhone Moderator MVP Member

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    That advice is good only to read and listen :).
     
  3. Jalees Khan

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    Be Yourself
     
  4. moneytalks

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    Remember the struggle.
     
  5. Domagoj Vuković

    Domagoj Vuković Member

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    Everybody is self-made.
     
  6. Surround yourself with like-minded people and always be yourself
     
  7. Josephine Stuart

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    Anything that will actually change your life for the better will be difficult. You either push through it, or you stay as you are.
     
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  8. becca

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    Someone out there will always have it better than you do, so poor circumstances aren't an excuse to not chase your destiny:)
     
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  9. E-Series

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    Start a business,don't wait for big capital :)
     
  10. improve your knowledge first!!!!!!
     
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  11. crueldeceiver

    crueldeceiver Member

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    In time you will be fine...
     
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  12. Gordan

    Gordan Member

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    Time is the most important resource - not money. So be careful on how you spend your time :)
     
  13. Opportunity Guide

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    Education is the solution to everything.
     
  14. Outlaw33

    Outlaw33 Member

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    Never do anything halfway even if you coustmer doesn't see it you will know it
     
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  15. Nikolas Member

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    Do not underestimate the power of the stupid people.
     
  16. Know yourself! I got this form Gary vee. I have not had a mentor or advisor in my life.

    Self awareness is very important, because, to be build a sucessful brand, your company has to be a reflection of your values and personality.

    Most entrepreneurs want to copy the culture or values of other companies, but they are not in line with them.

    If you are a formal guy with the suits and all, your company should reflect that. If you are a casual guy, then dont try to make your company a formal one. Dont build a company by trying to copy others, you will lose.

    You have to speak the culture and style of your company because it is a mirror image of you.

    But before you can do that, you have to be self aware, you have to know yourself.
     
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  17. Allrise

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    Self awareness is everything. The moment I became more self aware, things in my personal life and career improved significantly. At this point in my life if I were giving advice to anyone jumping into a career or starting a business that I received at some point in my life, it would definitely be self awareness. Knowing yourself, your strengths, your weaknesses, your "why?", will serve you well. - Jon
     
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  18. pedrocampos

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    The best advice was given to me by a gentleman named Grant Cardone.
    In his "Playbook to Millions", he talks about the importance of showing up.
    "90% of success that people encounter is about showing up", he says.
    That statement changed the game for me.
     
  19. pistachio Member

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    "Children will not do as you say, they will do as you do."

    I didn't understand this until I had a child and I appreciate that this simple piece of advice can make or break your relationship with your kids.
     
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