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You are not special. Don’t let your toxic ego take control.

The text below is an extract from weekly newsletter. If you enjoy it, subscribe here. For almost 10 years, I've had the opportunity to work with famous musicians. First by writing about them and interviewing them for the music blog I founded and ran for a few years, afterwards by changing camps and starting to pr [...]

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Planning the major moves & eliminating all distractions 🔑

You know the type of book that starts a major debate in your head and makes you reconsider the whole way you approach certain things in life? I've recently had such a revelation, while reading Brendon Burchard's "High Performance Habits" (and I'm only half way through it). In one of the recent emails I sent to our [...]

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Tiny habits that make a difference: how to read more 📚

All high achievers have one thing in common: they read. A lot. Elon Musk learned how to build rockets from reading books. Ever since he was a child, he never went anywhere without a book in his hand, he was always reading advanced books about the future and about success. Barack Obama was fundamentally shaped by [...]

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About to make a big decision? Ask yourself these four questions first 💡

When you're pondering whether to start a new project, quit your job or any other important decision you need to make, take out a piece of paper and start writing the answers to the following questions (it's easier to get to the truth when you put it on paper, and writing by hand will force you to slow down your thinkin [...]

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Win Yuval Noah Harari’s new book, “21 Lessons for the 21st Century”!

I was browsing the Entrepreneur subreddit the other day and ran into a question posted by a teen who wanted advice on what skills he should learn to improve himself. That's a very good question. What would you have answered him? What would you teach your children today to prepare them for the world of tomorrow? Let' [...]

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New book from Ray Dalio! “A Template for Understanding Big Debt Crises”

As the founder and co-chairman of Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund in the world, Ray Dalio's one of the most successful investors and entrepreneurs, and among the wealthiest people. He's the author of the bestseller "Principles: Life and Work", one of the most recommended book by entrepreneurs in t [...]

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Dealing with toxic work habits and fooling yourself

The text below was sent as part of our weekly newsletter. If you enjoy it, subscribe here. I'm a hypocrite. I've written extensively about the importance of keeping a healthy routine, getting the right amount of sleep per night, taking breaks and disconnecting from work. Every time I read one of Jason Fried or [...]

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Why you should focus on the process instead of outcome

I have a hobby that most people would probably consider to be weird or even stupid. In my free time, I'm running on mountain trails, competing in races half-marathon long (so at least 21 km / 13 miles). Last weekend, for example, I participated in 23 km long local race called "Marathon 7500", with 1,600 m elevation, th [...]

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Join our Telegram channel!

Lately I've been looking into new ways to stay in touch with our community of aspiring entrepreneurs, but also to make sure that we are able to reach everyone that's interested into our content and not depend on an algorithm that might change (or might not change) overnight - as it happens with most social networks the [...]

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A talk about depression & suicide among entrepreneurs: Tim Ferriss & Peter Attia

This is probably one of the best podcast episodes I've listened to in a while and I highly recommend it to you: Tim Ferriss went into deep details about his experience with depression and close-call with suicide, as part of the first episode of Peter Attia's podcast. Dr. Peter Attia is a former ultra-endurance athle [...]

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Reality check: luck vs ego

The text below was sent as part of our weekly newsletter. If you enjoy it, subscribe here. I was only 19 when I dove into my entrepreneurial journey, during my freshman year at the University of Journalism. It was then that I met Bobby, with whom I co-founded my first online project, and we successfully exited a few [...]

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What Kanye West can teach entrepreneurs about resilience

"Before anybody wanted K. West beats Me and my girl split the bucket at KFC Dog, I was having nervous breakdowns Like man, these niggas that much better than me?" (lyrics from Touch the Sky, screenshot from Otis video) Kanye West knows a little something about resilience. Almost 20 years ago, the idea that [...]

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The freedom of working remotely: what we learned from Liam Martin

Liam Martin is an expert in all aspects of remote working. A Canada-based entrepreneur, he's the co-founder and CMO of Time Doctor and Staff.com, two platforms that help individuals and organizations be productive while working remotely. Six years ago, Liam built Time Doctor as a tool to scratch his own itch. He was [...]

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Why incorporating breaks in our daily routine helps us become better decision-makers

In the past months I've read anything I could find on the subject of routines and habits, in search for new ways to be more efficient and work smarter - on both personal and professional levels. On one side, as the founder of a start-up in a highly fragile and incipient stage, my main purpose is to make sure I'm opt [...]

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How to start from scratch and become a master in a new field

Learning how to learn is a critical skill in life, but not one taught by those who are supposed to provide our education. School teaches us about the importance of credentials, certifications, but later in life we never actually use most of the things we learned - not to mention that some of those things don't remai [...]

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The crucial skill we need in the knowledge economy

I'll bet that you're not getting as much quality work done as you'd like to (yeah, ok, this is a pretty safe bet to make :P ). Last year I read (and reread) Cal Newport's "Deep Work", a book that completely changed the way I work and I highly recommend. Cal Newport's a computer science professor who writes about [...]

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How to upload ebooks to your Kindle

So you got yourself that nice new ebook, like the one we're offering for free to our newsletter subscribers. Now it's time to upload it to your ebook reader device, and we'll show you how to do it on Kindles. There are several ways you can do that and here are the easiest ones. 1. Send the book to Kindle by email [...]

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