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Timeless advice from the best in business

Who can say no to advice from the likes of Carlos Slim and Gianni Versace?

Timeless advice from the best in business
You can never get enough of good business advice. Whether you’re a struggling entrepreneur or a growing executive, you can always learn a thing or two from successful business leaders. So here you go, timeless business advice that will come in handy in your career:

Timeless advice from the best in business
“There are no hard times for good ideas.” H. Gordon Selfridge, founder of London-based department store Selfridges.

Timeless advice from the best in business
“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and by falling over.” Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group.

Timeless advice from the best in business
“If you don’t sell, it’s not the product that’s wrong, it’s you.” Estée Lauder, co-founder of Estée Lauder cosmetics.

Timeless advice from the best in business
“I don’t believe too much in luck. I believe in circumstances. I believe in work.” Carlos Slim Helu, founder of Grupo Carso and the world’s fourth richest person.

Timeless advice from the best in business
“This is not a royal road; you’ve got to work a good deal harder than most people want to work.” Charles Wilson, CEO, General Motors.

Timeless advice from the best in business
“I never fall down. I always fight.” Gianni Versace, late founder of Gianni Versace S.p.A

Timeless advice from the best in business
“It is unforgivable to do what one doesn't love, especially if one succeeds.” Christian Dior, late founder of top fashion house, Christian Dior.