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The Real Highlight Isn’t the iPhone 7 itself

Photo: Apple Inc.  Yesterday was the Apple Keynote Event – the world’s best-known press conference where Apple is announcing yearly their new products and software. Apple announced a new Apple Watch, which now is swim proof, and a new shiny iPhone 7 which was presented as the world’s best smartphone ever. Whether or not the new […]

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Learning Languages at the Hotel Check-In

Last three weeks I was traveling through France. France is well-known for being a country which is very proud of their own beautiful language “French”. Indeed France even has a quota which regulates that radio stations need to play at least 35% of French music. With having this in your mind you can now imagine […]

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Even if you fail you win

Startups fail and startups succeed. Today everybody knows that there are more startups who fail than there are startups who succeed. Oftentimes you hear your parents and friends quoting studies who seem to prove that failing founders would have been better of by having stayed in the workforce those last two years instead of driving […]

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Why Distance will become Irrelevant

Just look at the items and even groceries around yourself. Most of them are shipped over a large distance just to get to you. It is not only about the products we consume daily but it is also about ourselves. We are usually located in areas where we have our job. Often we live in […]

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Good or Bad? Who knows!

From Printing to Re-Editing Everything Yesterday I just wanted to print around 50 samples of a new personalized newspaper I was working on. Well, this five-minute job became, in the end, a five-hour task and my whole day was literally over. Good or Bad?

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Avoid Side Projects

The Problem of Multiple Projects at Once Some of you may know the problem: You have million of ideas at once in your head and to be honest you would like to work on all of them. We always have ideas but what is an idea if you don’t work on it to become reality? […]

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Pokémon Go and the Power of a Brand

The Poké Hype The hype about Pokemon GO in the international press, in social networks, and in the word of mouth is slowly declining. We still see hundreds of Pokémon Go players hanging around in the Central Park in New York and other popular public places all around the world. Who ever thought that this […]

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The Wake-Up Run Magic

The Wake-Up Run Right now it is roughly 2 or 3 months ago since I started a wake-up run habit every morning. I was tired nearly every morning and the first thing I did was to brew a coffee. I decided that this needs to end and since that day I am running every morning. […]

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Strategy Formation as a Visionary Process

From a Joke in Silicon Valley to $25.5 Billion “In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” Dalai Lama Entrepreneurs from around the globe seem to base their strategies differently than most business books and business schools teach us. It seems that successful entrepreneurs craft their strategies based on their […]

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Grexit: The Stumbling European Dream

The Vigorous Euro The last months were new to the European Union and the IMF. Elusive new: closed banks, capital controls, the first IMF default by a developed country, the deficit of a multi-billion-euro bailout, a referendum about creditors’ restructuring plan, discussions about a Grexit, and the penury of the Greek people.