Gates & Buffet: The Crowd Is Not Always Wise

Bill Gates and Warren Buffet agree that following the crowd is often not the best approach. At a Columbia Business School event, these business icons discuss the importance of applying basic leadership fundamentals over the long term.

  • Have sound “bedrock” principles
  • Learn the basics and apply them over time to get a variety of experiences
  • Think for the long term
  • If your justification for taking an action is that everyone else is doing it, something ‘s wrong