Avoid impulsive responses. Don’t be in a rush to harshly criticize. Warren Buffet discusses the best advice he ever received. If angry about something, don’t be in a rush to “tell a guy to go to Hell.”…Give your emotions a day and ‘see if you feel the same way tomorrow.
He never forgot this advice that he received decades before:
- Forty years ago Tom Murphy told Buffet to never forget that he could “tell a guy to go to Hell tomorrow…you don’t give up the right. So just keep your mouth shut today and see if you feel the same way tomorrow…”
- Terrific advice. “I don’t know how many problems that saved me” says Buffet