Étienne Garbugli

Entrepreneur & Author of Lean B2B

The value of impatience

By Étienne Garbugli | March 7, 2012 | 0 Comment

There’s a clear line between what society considers a quality and what it considers a flaw.

But, some flaws are sometimes qualities and some qualities are sometimes flaws. You could argue that greedy people are more successful than not greedy people as you could argue the reverse…

Impatience can cause tension in relationships, stress and frustration in everyday life.

Yet, impatience makes you value your own time. It’s a sign of motivation, hunger, drive to success and intensity. All of which, if channeled properly, can be shared with partners, investors, colleagues or clients.

Flaws, like qualities, are part of your toolkit. If you can figure out what your flaws can bring to the table, you can make anything from impatience to paranoia work to your advantage.

What flaws do you have that could have positive upsides?

Further Reading: The Value of being Impatient.


Étienne Garbugli

Etienne works at the intersection of Technology, Product Design and Marketing. He’s a three-time Startup Founder, a five-time entrepreneur, and a UX research expert. Etienne is also the Author of Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want. Lean B2B is a framework used by thousands of entrepreneurs & innovators to reduce the risk of their B2B ventures.


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