Étienne Garbugli

Entrepreneur & Author of Lean B2B

Respect the maker’s schedule

By Étienne Garbugli | August 9, 2012

Understand that developers, designers and creatives need uninterruptions to be productive. Set meetings at the end of the day to avoid breaking up the day and extending during think time (Paul Graham).

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Don’t take rush decisions

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Be warry of anyone rushing you into taking a decision. There’s usually something else you should be aware of…

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Come ready to lose everything

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When negotiating, to be able to win you have to be willing to lose everything.

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Delegate when you can finish the job

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If something can be done 80% as well by someone else, delegate! (John Maxwell)

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Yesterday’s problems

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Yesterday’s problem is today’s risk (Waltzing with bears). Look at previous projects’ post mortems. The issues that came out of nowhere are your current project’s risks.

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Always hire A-players

By Étienne Garbugli | August 3, 2012

A-players recruit A-players, B-players hire C-players and C-players fill positions. Avoid hiring anything below an A (Ken Morse).

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