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The Art of Execution by Lee Freeman-Shor

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Conclusion: The Habits of Success

Having had the privilege of investing over a billion dollars with the best investors in the world, and managing them on a daily basis for over eight years, my preconceptions about successful investors have been shattered.

I discovered that the success enjoyed by top investors is not due to possessing a special gift, nor from having a privileged upbringing (though some who worked for me did). Nor is it down to being born geniuses, though many were very smart. Instead, any success ultimately came down to just one thing: execution.

This was the common thread that connected all of them. And the secrets of successful execution were really just a matter of habit.

I’ve divided the investors into tribes or gangs, but ...

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