in some way. Likable people are open about it,"' writes Ben Casnocha, in extrapolating from Pat Lencioni's insights about why his business fables sell so well. His characters aren't perfect, nor are we.
As Casnocha notes, when we admit our faults opening we seem more human, approachable and, well, likeable: "Being open about your flaws can be a form of self-deprecation."
I look forward to reading this remarkable young entrepreneur and well-read world traveler's first book, out next year. It's called My Start-Up Life: What a (Very) Young CEO Learned on His Journey Through Silicon Valley. His generous spirit and dedication to growth and learning (his way) has earned him a wide circle of friends who have, in turn, enriched the world of many others - including me.