Category: Business

Q&A Video: How To Decide Which Startup To Invest In

In this episode, I answer some of your questions from previous posts. You’ll find out how I decide which startup to invest in, my tips for sticking to your daily routine and more. Hope you enjoy and looking forward to your comments! Video Transcript Back at the airport, getting ready to go through security and ...

[Video] On Storytelling

While my brain thinks mostly in bullet points, I’ve learned to appreciate that stories have their place. Only if you can make other people feel what you want them to, you get their full attention. In this episode, I share some thoughts about storytelling and my takeaways from two key presentations during my last day ...

[Video] The Value Of Experiments

Adopting an “experimenter” mindset has helped me a lot over the years. Whenever there’s something I feel could be useful or challenging, I set up a simple test for it. Sometimes it’s a simple question with a not-so-simple answer. What if I lived with less stuff? Can you run a company effectively without an office? ...

You’re The Average Of The 5 People You Spend The Most Time With

I’m very fortunate to meet a lot of very interesting people currently as part of the EO GLC (Global Leadership Conference). It got me thinking about the old saying that “you’re the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with”. Here are some thoughts on enjoying time with inspiring people. Video Transcript ...

[Video] Why I Travel So Often

Over the last years, I gave up on having an apartment and started traveling the world with 64 things. Today´s episode is about how and why I travel so often. Video Transcript One way I try to make the most out of my time at the airport is by arriving early. It might sound counterintuitive ...

[Video] Advice Is Cheap, Experiences Are Gold

I spend a lot of time in and with the Entrepreneur’s Organization. Not only is it a great network but also it’s taught me some very valuable lessons when it comes to improving myself. Among them: To always ask for experiences, not advice. Hope you enjoy this episode and looking forward to your comments! Video ...

[Video] Thoughts On Team Meetings

While we live in a high tech world, there are still so many situations where nothing beats a face to face meeting. Being able to sit at the same table and flesh out ideas, brainstorm solutions and come up with new strategies is priceless. I’m super excited about the DFINITY project and the number of ...

How To Make Startup Board Meetings More Productive And Enjoyable

For the past 5 years, I’ve been an angel investor in addition to getting involved in multiple companies as a founder or co-founder. This experience on both sides of the table taught me lessons about running successful startup board meetings with your investors and advisors. In this episode, I talk about some of my takeaways ...

How To Hire: From 800 Applicants To The Top 3 In A Few Hours

When it comes to hiring remote employees, there are both good sides and bad sides. On the positive, you get access to a much bigger talent pool compared to being restricted to your local area. This increases the likelihood you’ll find the right person for the job. However, this access to a global workforce also ...

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