Philippe shares with us his keys to manifesting a long term carrier and success as a serial Tech entrepreneur.
"Your people make your success
You can’t succeed by yourself, it all about employees and building a team
You need to have a real depth into the way you treat, and see people, and communicate with people in order to succeed
Empathy is key element for success. You can develop your empathy. An employee or a partner is an investment, he is part of your succeed, if he leaves, it is your own failure.
GAFA, big Tech companies make their employees happy to work for a business that is not theirs, but they feel it is their business, empathy is making employees this is their business. They have to get rewarded
I believe in horizontal hierarchy, means an employee can come to bring ideas and complain. Complains is a way to move forward. The ones who see problems are the low level employees. They need to be heard.
Like your employees as your family
Some employees followed me for 20 years though all my companies. For me business and personal relationship are mixe together.
I like people I’m working with, it is a kind of family. If you look at Richard Branson, they all say is like a brother, a father etc. Whatever the size you have to make connection with these people, that brings success
I’m always following the winners and listen to them. By following the winners, to people that did better than you, there is always something to learn.
… and meditate
At some point you need to stop and think, one of the best way is to meditate. I can go backward in order to move forward after all. With Wayne Dyer I realized I only control 10% of my body, the rest we need to learn to dialog within ourselves."