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I Trust Your Judgment

I asked someone for their preferences on something.

They replied, “I’m indifferent.”

I felt annoyed. Had they said “I don’t care,” it would have been worse.

But if they had I, “I trust your judgment,” or even “Whatever is easy,” I would have felt appreciated and more motivated.

It’s a lot of difference for a very few words.

Written by Russell Brand

Entrepreneur in residence at Founder Institute, he has mentored, performed due diligence on and invested in numerous early stage companies. Hundreds of these early stage companies have described Russell’s insights and advice as the most useful thing in the history of their companies. He has always had an inborn ability to find more valuable uses of new ideas and faster ways to achieve results.

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