What now? life

So I recently exited my startup, which I had been working on for almost 7 years. It wasn’t one of those amazing Silicon Valley exits, in fact most exits that I know of aren’t anything I would call amazing, but they are ends, ends to a long and difficult journey.

So now, for...

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The Holistic Founder health life startup communities thoughts

I just learned a new word in english that has helped me sum up the relationship between the founder and his or her business, the word is “Holistic” and in my dictionary it is defined:

“characterized by the belief that the parts of something are intimately interconnected...

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Mars Communitech and The Toronto Startup Scene life startup communities

When visiting new cities I always enjoy checking out the startup hubs and see what I can learn from them. In this case I made a special trip to Toronto just to check out what I had heard was the most lively startup environment in Canada. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to meet up with...

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Be Willing To Ask For Help life startup communities thoughts

“If You Want To Go Fast, Go Alone. If You Want To Go Far, Go Together”

It’s very important to be humble, know when you can’t do things by yourself and then be unafraid of asking for help.

I have currently hit a wall in the sense that my company has been growing and...

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You're Not An Entrepreneur Until You've Had A Mental Breakdown health life startup communities thoughts

One of my favorite saying these days is;

“You’re not an entrepreneur until you’ve had a mental breakdown”.

I say it jokingly but there is a big truth behind it. After having been a business owner for 10+ years I have had to go through some trying times. I have...

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The Homeless CEO iceland life

 

I just moved into an apartment yesterday that I can actually call my home.

For most people that isn’t a big deal but it is for me, because I have over the last 10 years sacrificed comfort for the possibility of creating a successful company. I have literally put every cent I...

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The Entrepreneur's Marathon life startup communities

All of you that have your own business know how everything happens slowly and with great effort. It’s fairly easy to compare running a business with running a marathon, you start running slowly and confidently with the end in mind and slowly build up a steady pace. To begin with...

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The Crazy Ones life startup communities thoughts

It was my birthday yesterday and one of my good friends sent me Apple’s video “the crazy ones” along with birthday greetings. This is one of my favorite videos of all times as this is one of the few videos that celebrates the peculiarities and the craziness of leaders and world...

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Continued Goal Setting goals life startup communities thoughts

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.”

For the last few years I have put a lot of effort into creating goals for the upcoming year. Every year I have started sooner and sooner to have enough time to create the ideal goals for me. This year I am beginning a month before the new year...

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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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