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Why Entrepreneurs Need to Learn How to Let Go

January 7, 2014 5 Comments

I’ve spent my whole life trying to “hack” entrepreneurship. I’ve tested different strategies to grow companies, but more importantly, I’ve experimented with many different ways to enjoy my career as an entrepreneur. I’ve always prioritized enjoying every step of the journey over the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. According to most philosophers, unhappiness is caused by the gap Read More »

The Biggest Lie Entrepreneurs Like to Believe

December 19, 2013 3 Comments

The Problem Think about that moment when you decided to start your own company. You figured that instead of working for someone else you could do the same work for yourself and starting a company seemed like a wonderful idea. Soon enough, however, you realized that there’s a big difference between being a web designer and running a web design business, or Read More »

Want to Start a Company in 2014? Read This

December 12, 2013 0 Comments

It’s that time of the year: people have started writing their resolutions for 2014. Maybe one of your resolutions is starting a new company. Maybe this has been a dream of yours for a long time, but you never managed to pull the trigger. Maybe the timing wasn’t right, or you weren’t ready. But guess what? The timing is never right and Read More »

How to Give and Take Feedback

November 14, 2013 2 Comments

In my career as entrepreneur I’ve had a few dozen employees. What I learned as a boss is that there are two different kinds of people: people who see feedback as an opportunity for improvement and people who see feedback as a personal attack. How to Take Feedback I used to be really bad at taking feedback. I’d get defensive and try Read More »

Too Much To-Do? 7 Killer Time Management Tips

November 5, 2013 0 Comments

We are all constantly inundated with increasing amounts information, tasks and requests of our time. How we manage that workload can impact our success in the work place, our stress level and our quality of life. Having been someone who has a tendency to take on everything I can, I have had to become outstanding at time and task management to keep Read More »

10 Books that Changed My Life

October 22, 2013 8 Comments

Our brains weren’t designed for the world we live in. Technology has seen more progress in the last 50 years than in the previous 5,000. The work our great grandparents used to do was a lot more similar to the work that people used to do 500 years ago than it is to the type of work we do now. We’re surrounded Read More »

How to Make the Most Out of Attending a Conference

October 16, 2013 2 Comments

Over the years, I have attended dozens of conferences, from a couple hundred attendees to tens of thousands. Conferences provide a wonderful opportunity to network with like-minded individuals, gain insight into new trends, sharpen your skills, and inspire you to achieve more when you return to the office. Some people love conferences and are in their element throughout the whole event. However, Read More »

Your Biggest Problem? You!

October 8, 2013 1 Comments

Fear is perhaps the greatest limiting factor in life. It is simply not doing things you know you should or that you really want to. You are often times getting in your own way. I have been privileged to speak in front of tens of thousands of executives, entrepreneurs, teenagers and everybody in between. During that experience, one thing has become abundantly Read More »

What Your Customers REALLY Want

October 2, 2013 0 Comments

If you think you’re in the business of selling products or services, you’re wrong. Customers can buy products or services from anyone else. You’re in the business of earning trust. Think about it: when someone you trust recommends a product you check it out because you trust the source of the recommendation. But if that same product was recommended by someone you Read More »

Going Analog: Moving Beyond Your Technology

September 26, 2013 0 Comments

We all work in the digital world where we spend countless hours in front of a computer screen using the “tools” that have been created over the years to make our lives and our work “easier.” I would challenge, however, that this constant need for technology interaction in our day-to-day jobs has actually reduced our abilities to think critically, be creative, and Read More »