How to look like a confident CEO

The less you say, the more confident you appear. Say, “[Truth] is because [X] is [relationship] to [Y]”. If you start explaining without being asked to, you dilute yourself and your statement. What sounded for a moment like a surprising truth begins to feel more like a crazy idea. The confident CEO you were, is gone.

I’m Alan Jones, an EiR for startup accelerators, GP at M8 Ventures. Previously investor, founder, and early Yahoo PM. Opinions mine (but should also be yours).

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