Always Bring Up Shared Values & Goals, Not Just Your Own

I spent many years working for Walmart and living in Bentonville, Arkansas, so hearing Jim Sinegal, the co-founder of Costco, share what seems like a positive experience with Sam Walton about 30 years ago doesn’t surprise me.  It’s clear Sam Walton had an interest in Costco. Even though Sinegal didn’t take Sam Walton up on his offer, they left the encounter with a mutual respect and understanding in part because they shared a lot of the same values and goals.In our jobs, we often have to rely…

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