Étienne Garbugli

Entrepreneur & Lean B2B Author

A Year in Review – Embracing the Broken Path

By Étienne Garbugli | January 3, 2018 | 0 Comment

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 | 1 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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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Présentation Infopresse – Comment générer de meilleures idées

By Étienne Garbugli | December 5, 2012 | 0 Comment

Ce matin, je présentais sur l’importance de la collaboration en créativité pour l’évènement Tendances 2013 et créativité d’Infopresse. Voici le résumé de mon sujet: Les idées porteuses et innovantes constituent le nerf de la guerre dans l’économie du 21e siècle, et des entreprises reconnues telles qu’Apple, Google, Samsung et IDEO, notamment, ont très bien intégré […]

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7 Reasons Why I Stopped Being a Fan

By Étienne Garbugli | November 26, 2012 | 3 Comment

I’ve never been much of a fan. Over the years, I met a few movie stars, musicians, comedians, athletes and, more than my share of successful entrepreneurs. I don’t think I’ve ever been star-struck but, I’ve been intellectually intimidated more than a few times. As a non-famous person, it’s hard to bridge the gap between what […]

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Don’t ask for Letters of Intent

By Étienne Garbugli | November 11, 2012 | 0 Comment

Letters of intent can’t be taken to the bank. Don’t ask for them; they’re not worth much and they make the customer feel good about getting things (the sale) over with (Ken Morse).

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