Successful People Are Good People life success thoughts

I am always amazed when I meet successful people from all over the world that almost without exception they have one thing in common, they are all really good people.

I remember when I was first starting of in business I thought you had to be really tough person that doesn’t take no shit...

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What Is Success life startup communities success thoughts

I, like so many of you, want to become successful but what does it really mean to become successful and can you use the word in a general and/or entirety context? Or can it perhaps only be used in context with a single endeavor.

Society teaches us that success can be found in a good education,...

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First Impression of Austin Texas entrepreneur life startup communities

I have only been in Austin Texas for about 12 hours and I wasn’t going to write anything about it until I had spent some more time here but I felt like I should tell you about what I had experienced so far. It has to be one of my favorite cities so far as far as startups and entrepreneurs...

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Achievable startup communities success thoughts

Visiting New York City is a great way to get inspired and motivated to continue working on your goals. Staying in the city completely redefined my sense of scale, specially since I come from a small city like Reykjavik. There are about 8,4 million people living in New York...

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The Misunderstood Art of Networking entrepreneur networking thoughts

I have talked a lot about the importance of networking over the years and even wrote a post about it called networking online. However my understanding of this phenomenon has changed in the past few years and I now realize that I completely misunderstood it in the beginning. Or at least I...

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What I Learned About Leadership from The Icelandic Rescue Team leadership life thoughts

A year ago I signed up for the Icelandic Rescue team, a decision that ended up being one of the better ones I have made in later years. The rescue team is a large group of volunteers that have the mission of helping people in dangerous and difficult situations often where the police,...

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The Rise of Startups In Iceland entrepreneur iceland startup communities

Having followed the startup ecosystem in Iceland closely over the past few years I have gotten a good overview of the changes that have occured. When I first started following it, it was almost non existing but during the past 5 years it has grown and has now become a very active society of...

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The 168 Hour Work Week startup communities success thoughts

Tim Ferris wrote an interesting book called the “four hour work week“, the book became very popular and it was well deserved as this is a great book. The book however reflects the lazy mindset that the majority of people seem to have in the Western world. Everyone wants to be...

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2 Books That Changed My Life life success thoughts

I absolutely love books, even though I am slow reader and hardly ever give myself time to read. But those few times where I am actually able to read a good book are fantastic. Books used properly, change lives. So here are 2 books that influenced my life in a big way.

1. Real...

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Do One Thing and Do It Well entrepreneur goals startup communities success thoughts

A few years ago I was like so many other young men experimenting with different ways of making money and working independently. I tried a lot of different things such as buying and selling cars, Internet businesses, stocks, franchises, buying stuff in bulk and selling at my local flea market,...

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Businessphilosophy entrepreneur goals life success thoughts

In business it is important to be philosophical and think about why your in business and what you want to get out of it. Business isn’t just about making money, for most founders there is a much deeper reason for why they do what they do, they must also be aware of ...

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Investor Day At Startup Reykjavik funding networking startup communities

This Friday Startup Reykjavik has their Investor day. The 10 teams having spent the last 3 months working hard on preparing there business ideas to be introduced to investors will finally get there change with the investors.

If you have any interest in investing in innovation in Iceland you...

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