This rule is particularly appropriate when taking the executive dating approach, where non-negotiables can be stated early to filter matches and avoid time-wasting.In many respects, finding a partner is much like finding an investor, employee or partner in business.
Our professional matchmakers tailor their approach to your particular needs, guided by Yvonne’s years of experience as a matchmaker and relationship mentor.Think of dates similarly to meetings (though vary the conversation!) – it’s often quickly evident if there’s chemistry or they fit the bill, so keep an exit strategy in mind when dating to minimise wasted time.Non-negotiables are often obvious and critical for small business success but are overlooked when people meet and begin dating.
If the aim is a lasting romance, it’s best to harness entrepreneurial ruthlessness and only date someone who genuinely meets your criteria.
Passivity may stem from feeling pressured, ‘too busy to date’ or simply expecting the right person to come to you.