By Étienne Garbugli | January 10, 2012 | 0 Comment
When I started working as a teen, my father started sharing work-related wisdom. At the time, one of the lessons that stuck was:
Don’t shit in your own trail (loosely translated from French).
Through this crude piece of advice (sorry for the language), he meant:
We have a tendency to focus on our current position at the cost of forgetting the thinking process that brought us there. Right now might not be exactly where you want to be but, there are reasons why you chose that trail. At some point, it made sense to move away, get that job or get married. Well, hopefully…
Etienne works at the intersection of Technology, Product Design and Marketing. He’s a two-time Startup Founder, a four-time entrepreneur and a UX research expert. Etienne published Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want. The Lean B2B methodology helps entrepreneurs around the world build successful businesses.