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Warren Buffett says this simple tip will boost your worth by at least 50%

By MarketWatch

Perhaps the most often quoted figure in all of finance, Buffett had an intense fear of speaking in public early in his career. A facility with the written and spoken word, he says, can make all theRead full story

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  • Michael Andrews
    Michael AndrewsFounder & CEO at MPA Global

    I was fortunate enough to work with Warren Buffett and he does give great advice but one thing to remember is that he reads more than almost anyone. During much of his career he read around 1000 pages a day which he has recently reduced to 500. Sure his advice is often clear but remember he would expect you to do your work such as read extensively. Warren is successful because he does his preparation and he has a view on what types of business he understands and will invest

  • Love this advice from Warren Buffett because it really gets to the heart of how to get what you want and succeed at anything.

  • Warren Buffet’s principles for investors are timeless.

    I want to be like him when I’m his age: investing in big ideas, sharing wisdom, and staying humble.

  • Isabella Iazzetta
    Isabella Iazzetta

    Communication is everything. Humanity thrives on the ability to connect, which explains Buffett’s view that “If you can’t communicate, it’s like winking at a girl in the dark — nothing happens.” Particularly in business relationships, it is important to be available for conversation but also have the competency to provide insight and information. A well written statement, business, news, or otherwise, means more than one that is poorly written, as it is easier to rely on and understand. The more

    Communication is everything. Humanity thrives on the ability to connect, which explains Buffett’s view that “If you can’t communicate, it’s like winking at a girl in the dark — nothing happens.” Particularly in business relationships, it is important to be available for conversation but also have the competency to provide insight and information. A well written statement, business, news, or otherwise, means more than one that is poorly written, as it is easier to rely on and understand. The more a person communicates, the more they are communicated with. Connections are vital to ones business relationships, but also one’s confidence in all life aspects.

  • The next time I hear someone claim that personal communication skills are anything but a huge benefit in a professional environment - I can just cite Warren Buffett. That should end the debate nicely.

  • This is simple truth and the best advice I’ve heard in a while. The world cannot know your worth unless you communicate it correctly.

  • Warren Buffett, once mortified of public speaking, says, “The one easy way to become worth 50% more than you are now, at least, is to hone your communication skills — both written and verbal.”

  • Brad Ungar
    Brad UngarCEO & Founder at Save On Cannabis

    Does winking in a bright room work on girls?

    Before I met my wife it never crossed my mind to just wink at a girl.

  • Good news for journalists.

  • James Norton
    James Norton

    Totally agree. Being able to communicate effectively to diverse groups both verbally, non verbally, and in writing is a skill set worth its weight in gold.

  • Pat Komadowski
    Pat KomadowskiOwner at Accurate Mail

    Yah! Warren

  • William Wood
    William WoodOwner at William Wood

    I have known a lot of brilliant people, who were limited by their communications skills. While a soldier in Vietnam, I carried one word power made easy, after another. That and a good foundation gave me the communication skill necessary, for the CEO positions I eventually achieved. The Sage of Omaha has been a source for years, the only other individual that seemed to invest with the same sense of common sense was Peter Lynch.

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