Trust Is The Business Word For Love

I heard a great line recently.  Michael Price – one of the senior guys at Evercore and a long time friend (we were on the PeoplePC board together) was interviewed.  Buried in the middle of a bunch of questions was a gem when the interviewer asked Michael about trust.  The following popped out:

"Trust is the business word for love."

Perfect.

  • N4vi

    Regarding trust, I'm presently reading “Damn Right: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger” and there's frequent mention of “trust” and I believe Charlie would agree with Michael.

    Also regarding Michael Price, I invested in his Mutual Series fund many many years ago before it was sold to Franklin/Templeton. Michael seems to be raising his visibility somewhat. Any ideas why?

    • http://www.feld.com Brad Feld

      It's a different Michael Price!

  • Walter

    as the adage goes in sales.. people buy things from people that they like and trust.. all the ROI, TCO, ROIC analysis in the world can't replace “like and trust”. besides, its more often than not, after the buying decision is made when most of those hard metrics are justified.

  • http://www.validdeal.com Bummerhan

    Spread the love, the Web needs a lot more trust and less babbling geeks

  • N4vi

    Regarding trust, I'm presently reading "Damn Right: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger" and there's frequent mention of "trust" and I believe Charlie would agree with Michael.

    Also regarding Michael Price, I invested in his Mutual Series fund many many years ago before it was sold to Franklin/Templeton. Michael seems to be raising his visibility somewhat. Any ideas why?

  • http://intensedebate.com/people/bfeld bfeld

    It's a different Michael Price!

  • http://intensedebate.com/people/walter4258 walter4258

    as the adage goes in sales.. people buy things from people that they like and trust.. all the ROI, TCO, ROIC analysis in the world can't replace "like and trust". besides, its more often than not, after the buying decision is made when most of those hard metrics are justified.

  • Bummerhan

    Spread the love, the Web needs a lot more trust and less babbling geeks