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A recent discussion with my wife triggered the idea to write this blog post. We were discussing careers and she was explaining to me how much she …

Entrepreneurship

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A couple years ago I bought a house outside of Hamburg. This led to one major change in my life which wasn't the case for the past twenty or so …

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It may seem like this is a typical year end post aiming to get people to set goals and resolutions for the New Year. It is not. It simply happens to …

Customers

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There is a problem in most organisations that teams want to generally be in agreement when making decisions. I think this is a mistake. I was …

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So I’ve had this conversation a couple times in the past two or three days and felt that it merited a blog post. There are two times which come to …

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As I've had to answer this question so many times at this point, I thought I'd just save myself the time in the future and make a blogpost out of it. …

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I'm always been a bit torn about marketing. I've been pretty adamant with startups in the past to not focus too much initially on marketing but asked …

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To understand this post you are going to have to first go and read Max's post as well as Mark's initial post. Go ahead....I'll wait. The response …

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Most people at this point know that I am originally from Slovakia. Although I grew up in the US, I was born in Bratislava. Although "home" never …

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I've struggled forever to keep my mouth shut. If there is one thing I have tried to work on over the years it's saying less than more. I've been …

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I recently picked up a camera as some of you may have seen from my social network posts. I have some thoughts about this which I wanted to share. I …

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It’s been some time that I’ve again been with a corporate. Those who know me told me often that they bet I’d be here for two or three years and then …

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There is forever a problem to be found, regardless where you may look. Inevitably, corporates are really good at this. There are a ton of people …

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There’s a dirty little secret amongst those who know how to run corporate incubators/accelerators/labs and it’s one hardly anyone would openly …

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I read a blog post the other day from a well respected VC. This is someone whom I know and whose blogging I have been following religiously for years …

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I changed gyms about a year ago due to logistics. Nevertheless, one very odd thing occurred to me at the new place which dumbfounded me for quite …

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A couple of years back I was enamoured with the idea of reputation and the reputation economy. I even came close to joining a startup focused on …

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This shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone but it bears reminding. Never blindly trust market data regardless of whom it comes from. I remember all …

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There have been multiple angles when it comes to reporting on wearables. They were all "dying" after a report came out last year. Now again, people …

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As a former hockey player, I love using this Wayne Gretzky quote from my title.....too often at times. Yet, It reminds me over and over of how to …

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Someone made a comment this morning about offering large amounts of equity at the early stages of a start-up's life to find employees. It went along …

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I wrote a tongue-in-cheek tweet this morning after seeing someone post slides Mike Butcher was presenting at an event.<p>He was discussing how best to …

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I've seen this happening over the years but it seems to have come to a fever pitch in the past year or so. Ever more people I run across or who apply …

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This is one hell of a biased post so let me get that out of the way right off the bat. Being that I am from Slovakia and was just there for the …

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This is more of a fun post but there's a point to it. I was listening to a podcast this morning where Tony Robbins was being interviewed...he's out …

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Don't believe in email. No, don't use it at all! It's the easiest Form of communication but also the easiest way to go unnoticed. If at all, you'll …

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It's been an interesting year so far. I think we all concur that there is a lot of hype at the moment in our startup world. I presume there is more …

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I'm surprised when people tell me they don't know how to go about getting a new job or feel stuck. It's not necessarily easy to find a new job but …

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There's a reality in life when you try to succeed....regardless of what you are striving for. I'll call it "The Suffer" and I won't label it as good …

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I read this article this morning and found it somewhat compelling in terms of why Gen Y is unhappy. I guess a lot of it simply makes sense and not …