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The Human Element of Business

July 16th

I learned to go into business only with people whom I like, trust, and admire.

Warren Buffett

Choosing to collaborate with people we respect and trust fosters a healthier work environment and tends to yield fruitful results due to seamless cooperation. Yet, beyond the idea of integrity, it's crucial to acknowledge the significant role of personal judgement in business decisions. Apart from assessing balance sheets and strategic growth plans, the human element shouldn't be overlooked. After all, that gut feeling about a person or a team often guides us onto the path of success.

Further, the idea of admiration in business is a layer often overlooked. It's not merely about respect, but also the inspiration drawn from those we admire. We find ourselves more driven, more committed to the shared vision. It breeds fulfillment that transcends financial gain and injects a profound sense of purpose into our work.

In the end, it's not just about finances and strategies. Business, at its core, is a profoundly human endeavor. Our personal feelings towards those we work with can often be the unseen force guiding us towards success. It's an essential aspect of business that makes the journey worthwhile, beyond the destination.

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