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Warren Buffett Says What Separates Successful People from Everyone Else Really Comes Down to a 2-Letter Word

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Billionaire Warren Buffett , chairman and CEO of

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“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.”

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That's a tall order. Most ambitious people are driven for results and doing more, not less. If you're an entrepreneur, for example, you are relentless in your pursuit of capitalizing on every opportunity presented to you if it means growing your business and income.

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As we near the end of the year, this is typically the time people start thinking about what goals to set for the new year. Here’s one suggestion to add to your list based on Buffett's advice:

Learn to manage yourself .

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Why manage ourselves and not time?

Because we can't manage time. There's no such thing. We all wake up in the morning with the same exact number of hours, minutes, and seconds in a day. We can't control time. As it ticks away, it's gone -- in the past, never to be reclaime...

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But here's what we can do, and is very much within our control: choose how to use that time by managing ourselves wisely.

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  1. Say no to opportunities and things that don't speak to your values, or further your personal or organizational mission
  2. Say no to superficial networking. Really successful people don't network. They...

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