The Most Important Business Tips From Donald Trump

Today I found an email I had sent to my husband a couple of years ago – it contained tips from a Donald Trump book called ‘The Way to the Top’. All the tips are from Business Leaders – they are true classics in my opinion and worth considering often in good times and when we are being challenged.

With most communication happening via email nowadays – a quick review of your Inbox and Sent Items can be extremely rewarding. I have on average around five to seven thousand messages in my Inbox and about half that amount again in my Sent Items. When I do a ‘clean out’ I review each email and then hit the delete button.

Today I found an email I had sent to my husband a couple of years ago – it contained tips from a Donald Trump book called ‘The Way to the Top’. All the tips are from Business Leaders – they are true classics in my opinion and worth considering often in good times and when we are being challenged.

[BB Editor] I recommend printing this blog post and pinning it to your desk or wall and have a look at it a couple of times a day – there are so many awesome tips here for your business.

The Tips – In No Particular Order Of Preference

  • Put yourself in your customer’s shoes
  • Be leery of Loans – Borrow Money When You Can, NOT When You Need To
  • Don’t worry about contracts – If you are dealing with bad people no contract will protect you!
  • Follow Your Heart
  • Only Results Count – don’t confuse effort with results!
  • Trust but Verify
  • Recipe for Success – Keep going, gather good people around you to do what you can’t and focus on your gift!
  • Contribute to the Community
  • During an Upturn – prepare for the downturn
  • The Harder you work the luckier you get
  • Make mistakes – Don’t be afraid to make calculated mistakes – you can always fix them. What’s important is to get the facts, make a decision – remember making no decision is in fact a decision
  • There is no substitute for hard work