How To Deliver Bad News To Your Investors

These 5 Rules Will Keep Your Trust Battery Charged

Feliks Eyser
Jan 28 · 8 min read
This guy seems relaxed. Try to keep your investors in that state of mind.

The trust battery

Photo by Thomas Kelley on Unsplash

Rule #1: No surprises

Rule #2: Timely but thought-out

“Why didn’t you tell me before? I might have been able to help.”

Rule #3: Keep your monkeys

Rule #4: Balance, but don’t fool yourself (or others)

Balance! Photo by Leio McLaren (@leiomclaren) on Unsplash

Rule #5: Choose the right medium

Bonus rule: Relax

“The mind is like water. When it’s turbulent it’s difficult to see. When it’s calm everything becomes clear.”

— Rainbow Buddha head

Take away


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