Étienne Garbugli

Entrepreneur & Lean B2B Author

Your work isn’t « easy »

By Étienne Garbugli | August 29, 2012

Never use the word «easy» to describe anything someone else is doing, it’s condescending (37 signals).

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Keep things separate

By Étienne Garbugli |

Don’t expect your business partners to be your best friends. It will help you keep a certain distance and objectivity when things get tough.

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Bonus structures vs business objectives

By Étienne Garbugli |

Model bonus structures around the business objectives.

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Keep your questions short

By Étienne Garbugli |

Often times, the longer your question is, the shorter the answer will be (Guy Paré).

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Don’t talk behind peoples back

By Étienne Garbugli | August 24, 2012

Assume that the people talking behind other peoples’ backs are talking behind yours.

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Be mindful of egos

By Étienne Garbugli | August 16, 2012

Never go against someone’s ego. If you do, the negotiation is over (Guy Paré).

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