Even for new investors, it’s important to show respect to everyone you work with. This is how you win “their hearts and minds.” If people feel like they are being coerced or pressured into doing something, they will automatically become resentful.
Browsing: The 48 Laws of Power
As Warren Buffet put it, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” In other words, your reputation can make or break you.
You have almost certainly heard before that we should spend more time listening and less time speaking. Whereas the natural urge in most conversations (particularly arguments) is to want to speak your mind, listening is a far more valuable skill.