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Koovee sells edible cutlery (made from wheat, tastes like a cracker), hoping to reduce single-use plastic. It was designed to withstand hot and cold water, not to break and to be used with all types of sweet or savory dishes. We found out about Koovee’s mission from a Sifted article about Europe’s top 30 tech innovators.
Tiphaine’s background is in product management, marketing strategy and SEO. A few months before founding Koovee in 2017, she co-authored and released a book called Le web marketing (in French).
From our interview with Tiphaine you’ll find out about her reading habits, what book changed her perspective on things, and what fundamental skills she believes should be taught in school.
I read quite recently Mermoz by Kessel. Mermoz is one the first pilot that crossed the Atlantic ocean by plane and contributed to accelerating the postal industry. He was truly an innovator.
He was really focused on achieving the cross over the Atlantic ocean, went through a lot of ups and downs but never doubted and kept fighting. Even though he got captured, almost died from dryness or from the cold in the Cordillera of the Andes, even though most of his close friends died in plane crashes. Truly inspiring to realize the level of determination he had.
The Happiness Advantage gave me some life hacks that changed my perspective on things.
With small exercise you can be less moody and see a bit more the positive things rather than the negative ones.
Before bed and during the weekend.
When I am really tired, I rather read a comic book which is easier and some of them can be really interesting. I recently read one about the French revolution of 1870 which was mind-blowing.
I always take notes by underlining the parts I want to remember. When I finish a book I always re-read only the underlined texts – just to get the best parts. It also helps me have an active reading: I am always looking for the best sentence that summarizes the main idea of the author.
Ambition and taking joy in failing should be taught at school. Americans are better than French people in that perspective.
Links where you can follow Tiphaine Guerout or find out more about her projects:
The books mentioned by Tiphaine Guerout in our interview: