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My golden rule
49 leaders, from Buffett to Spitzer, share their secrets to success.
November 28, 2005: 1:37 PM EST
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NEW YORK (Business 2.0) - We asked 49 business visionaries what single philosophy they swear by more than any other -- in business, life or both.

Warren Buffett: "There can't be two yous." Read Buffett's advice.

Andy Grove: "Only the paranoid survive (now more than ever)." Read Grove's advice.

Carl Icahn: "Don't confuse luck with skill when judging others, and especially when judging yourself." Read Icahn's advice.

Eliot Spitzer: "Never write when you can talk. Never talk when you can nod. And never put anything in an e-mail." Read Spitzer's advice.

45 more leaders, from Richard Branson to George Steinbrenner, tell you their secrets of success here.

Interviews conducted and submissions gathered by Michael V. Copeland, Krysten Crawford, Jeffrey Davis, Susanna Hamner, Carleen Hawn, Rob Howe, Paul Kaihla, Matthew Maier, Om Malik, Duff McDonald, Christopher Null, Erick Schonfeld, Owen Thomas, and G. Pascal Zachary. Talk back to Business 2.0.


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