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Co-Founder Gilles Marchand on Nimble’s “Top 3”

Co-Founder Gilles Marchand on Nimble’s “Top 3”
By June 11, 2013 Product Updates

In the past few days, I went to a networking event in Santa Monica, got about 15 new business cards (yes, we still use those), got introduced to 3 entrepreneurs via email and connected on Linkedin and twitter with 4 new connections. I constantly meet new people because it’s a good way to find new opportunities. Opportunities to learn from them, opportunities to do business with them, opportunities to help them. To turn these new relationships into deep meaningful ones, I will have to regularly nurture them. True relationships are built over time.

However, with more than a few thousands contacts, it is impossible for me to nurture them all. According to the Dunbar’s law, any one individual can only maintain around 150 stable social relationships. As a busy business professional, it is important that I focus my time on the most important relationships in my network. The ones that will help me achieve my goals. This is why we created the Nimble Top 3. To help surface those important relationships and stay engaged with them. And we kept it really simple. Let me explain… Read more ›