Menu

December 8, 2017

The CEO Library Story – Months #2 & #3

I’ve missed the monthly update on The CEO Library. I have a good reason, though :) I’ve been in the US for several weeks giving a helping hand to FreeBusy, one of the companies I invested in. As an offtopic, go and test their product if you’re frustrated with the back and forth of emails […]

Read More

October 6, 2017

The CEO Library Story – Month #1

I talked about The CEO Library here. It’s a passion project I started about the books recommended by the people we look up to. After 3 weeks, we have some numbers from the project. The reason I’m adding writing this post is to keep me and my team accountable and, frankly, I think it’s an […]

Read More

September 18, 2017

I launched The CEO Library – book recommendations from the people we look up to

About two months ago I was looking for some book to read from my Kindle collection. I was seeing titles like: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World A Short History of Nearly Everything The Art of Learning: A Journey in the Pursuit of Excellence Letters to a Young Contrarian Smarter Faster […]

Read More

September 11, 2017

Monday Entrepreneurship and Business Links #1

You might know that I write a weekly newsletter on Fridays. Besides interesting articles that I found during the previous week, I also update on what I do, from time to time. So, if you’re not a subscriber yet, what are you waiting for? Go here and subscribe. This being said, though, I will add […]

Read More

July 28, 2017

There are bad days, too

I’ve crashed hard for the last 2 days. I don’t want to do ANYTHING :) Several years ago I’ve told myself I’ll never fly somewhere early-early in the morning for something just to fly back the same day. While I might be ok that day, it fucks up several days after that (I’m not 35 […]

Read More

July 25, 2017

How to Handle the Investor Rejections

I was listening recently to Reid Hoffman’s podcast, Masters of Scale. Listen to the third episode, The Beauty of a Bad Idea. I would link directly to it, but the site is weird and there’s no direct link, so find it for yourself. The reason I think you should listen to the episode is that […]

Read More

July 10, 2017

Difficult Investor Questions for the Early Startup Founders

I’ve put together a list of question you should have the answers to by the time you meet your investors. You don’t need a PERFECT answer, but you need a logical and well thought one. Even if it’s wrong, at least it shows the investor you thought about it. The list is generated from my […]

Read More

July 4, 2017

Personal Health and Fitness as a Business

I’ve been up and down in weight a lot in the last 5 years. The lower limit was 96kgs at some point, the upper one was 115kgs. If the start would’ve been 115kgs and the end, today, 96kgs, I’d be happy. But it wasn’t like this. In November 2012 I was 97. In May 2013, […]

Read More

July 1, 2017

Be There and Execute the Plan Every Day

One question that I get often from newly startup founders is “How do I set my KPIs? How do I know how much money should I make? How do I know how many visitsI should have?” The answer, this early, is only one: be there every day. The KPIs should be initially related to your […]

Read More

June 25, 2017

The eerie silence of Facebook: Unfollow all

I don’t have that many friends on my personal account on Facebook (I’m not talking about the page). Still, they are about 100-ish. People that write updates, that put links, photos and the likes. But I don’t see any of those. Yes, the screenshot above is how my personal account looks like. Sometimes there’s an […]

Read More

June 22, 2017

I’ve finished the free Practical JavaScript course

And I’m happy about it, so I thought I’d write a blog post. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, here it is: a reminder. The course itself is not that difficult, especially if you’ve written code in your lifetime. I understand some things better now (like what this means in a method) and […]

Read More