Étienne Garbugli

Entrepreneur & Author of Lean B2B

Be a real person

By Étienne Garbugli | September 12, 2012

Drop personal information, details and ask personal questions in work relationships to switch business relationships to social relationships (Dan Ariely). People will know you care as a person.

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Disagreeing is fine

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It’s normal to disagree. If people always agreed, chances are that not everyone is needed.

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Don’t be Mother Theresa

By Étienne Garbugli | August 24, 2012

Don’t try to be liked by everyone. Mother Theresa probably wasn’t liked by everyone… ;)

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Don’t give solutions

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Don’t Give solutions when the person is really looking for a listening ear. Probably an understatement: A lot of times what people want is a listening ear. Deep down, people have solutions to the problems they are facing – they are just looking for someone to share their frustrations with because they have had a long […]

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The art of conversation

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Don’t forget about the art of conversation (Boardwalk Empire). Take time to properly establish (personal) relationships with the people you work with.

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Keep your friends

By Étienne Garbugli | August 16, 2012

Do not go in business with your friends. Ever.

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