What is the best advice you have ever given someone?

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Editor-in-Chief in Media, 201 - 500 employees
Never should your Truth be based on a Reason. Always say the truth.
Chief Executive Officer in Software, 51 - 200 employees
Embrace failure as a stepping stone to success
Finance & Info Systems Director in Consumer Goods, 51 - 200 employees
Grace costs you nothing.
VP of IC, Self-employed
"Leaders who don't listen will eventually be surrounded by people who have nothing to say." (Someone shared with me; I believe it's a quote from Andy Stanley. It's always stuck with me.)
VP of Supply Chain in Transportation, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
Sometimes you need to get out of your way.
Senior VP & CISO, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
you cannot pour from an empty cup
Partner in Travel and Hospitality, Self-employed
Keep a list of your own accomplishments. Don't think of the task completed but translate it to impact and value. 
Director of Operations in IT Services, 51 - 200 employees
Just listen to your heart. Stay focused. Create goals at every stage of your life and track it well, learn from it. Read Books.
Legal Operations Counsel & Innovation Strategist in Services (non-Government), 10,001+ employees
Be your own true, authentic self and embrace your own unique qualities!
COO, 2 - 10 employees
Understand yourself as an introvert
a) Understand your strengths as introvert
b) Understand your weaknesses & basis traits
c) Manage your perception in short term
d) Take corrective action in the long term

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