February 3, 2016 12:10 AM EST

Ever wonder how the leaders at top companies like Facebook, Johnson & Johnson and Spanx got where they are today? They received great advice along the way—and applied that knowledge to their daily lives.

From keeping yourself in check (“Be patient—don’t be so restless”) to making sure your employees are happy (“Make it a great place to work”), find out what you should know about the path to success.

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