Étienne Garbugli

Entrepreneur & Author of Lean B2B

If I Were to Do it Again…

By Étienne Garbugli | January 4, 2019

Photo by Hello Lightbulb on Unsplash

I’m nowhere near the age of retirement. In fact, I’m not sure I actually believe in the concept of retirement. Yet, for some reason, a key line of thought this year has been “What would I do if I were to do it again?” I decided to take a crack at writing my thoughts on […]

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Year in Review – Mitigated Success

By Étienne Garbugli | January 2, 2019

Year in Review 2018 – Nomad Games

It’s easy to spin a negative into a positive. It’s also easy to make a positive sound negative. But there’s really no point in doing a year-end review and bury the facts under spun positives, so here goes the hard truth: 2018 is the year during which I worked the most, but have the least […]

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5 Productivity Experiments for 2018

By Étienne Garbugli | May 6, 2018

Mood Tracking

Ludo and I are pretty big on productivity. With an app to build and the need to get production-ready in a bit under 6 weeks, there’s a lot of things we need to get done. As a bootstrapped, two-man unit, it makes sense to try and do more with less. That’s why we thought we’d […]

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A Year in Review – Embracing the Broken Path

By Étienne Garbugli | January 3, 2018

Round the World Itinerary 2017

I’ve had a pretty incredible year in 2017. I travelled to 18 countries, met a lot of great people, covered more than 133,000 kms… and I’m still on the road today. A little over a year ago, I left a great job to fulfill a long-time dream of mine. I embarked on an 8-month round-the-world […]

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Why Rate of Learning is Your Most Important Metric

By Étienne Garbugli | December 17, 2017

Rate of Learning

Growing up, I was always fascinated by the effort and energy that my father put into underlining anything in books, reports or magazines that could be relevant to his work. It’s hard to imagine how much work that is but, to give you a rough idea, my parents’ basement is filled with bookshelves, boxes and […]

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Why Knowing Your Multiples Might be Your Greatest Strength

By Étienne Garbugli | August 29, 2017

Why Knowing Your Multiples Might be Your Greatest Strength

Work on your strengths. Shore up your weaknesses. Where to start? The problem with being told either of those things is that it’s usually heavily influenced by the context you’re in. In other words: work on the strengths required for this current role and improve the weaknesses highlighted by this organization. This makes sense short-term, […]

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