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Ive always wondered if people who
block each other from expressing their opinions
do so because they have so little confidence
in their own. To me, encountering an opposing
point of view is a chance to gain a deeper
understanding of the issues at stake and
develop my own point of view. But the first
thing youve got to do is youve
got to let people speak and youve
got to listen. And thats what the
first amendment is all about. Thats
what really distinguishes this country from
Bloomberg - Freedom
of Speech - Opinions
I took advice from none but the best. I
listened, how I listened! That's how I finally
became my own expert.
Guggenheim - Art
Collecting - Advice
We had the same doomsday people when we
were building the MGM Grand, same people,
same doomsday. You have to ask a lot of
questions and listen to people, but eventually,
you have to go by your own instincts.
Kerkorian - Encouragement
My job is to listen to ideas, maybe cook
up a few of my own, and make decisions based
on what's good for the shareholders and
for the company.
Knight - Jobs
Ideas - Companies
There's no genius behind it. It's persistence
and listening to people.
Newmark - Improvement
Spend a lot of time talking to customers
face to face. You'd be amazed how many companies
don't listen to their customers.
Perot - Customers
I listen to my daughter. I listen to Paula,
but I make the decisions. The decision to
say goodbye to Cruise was mine.
Redstone - Decisions
Although one never really knows what one's
associates think of one deep down, I believe
I was easy to work with, even though I have
the reputation of being authoritative. Still,
I've always delegated responsibility and
authority to other; I've always listened
to opposing views and suggestions with an
de Rothschild - Management
The main focus in my life now is to open
people's minds so no one will be so conceited
that they think they have the total truth.
They should be eager to learn, to listen,
to research and not to confine, to hurt,
to kill, those who disagree with them.
Watch, listen, and learn. You can't know
it all yourself.. anyone who thinks they
do is destined for mediocrity.
Trump - Learning
Great ideas come from everywhere if you
just listen and look for them. You never
know whos going to have a great idea.
Walton - Great
Id still say that visiting the stores
and listening to our folks was one of the
most valuable uses of my time as an executive.
But really, our best ideas usually do come
from the folks in the stores. Period.
Walton - Ideas
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