Phil Blows is the CEO and co-founder of AQRU, a DeFi business that specializes in helping institutional and retail customers earn high-interest rates on their cryptocurrency. Phil has more than 15 years of leadership experience in the Fintech and asset management sectors having spearheaded the scaling-up of online trading platforms at several leading companies. Phil is passionate about improving […]
Christoph Wagner is the CEO of Scanbot SDK, an AI company in barcode scanning, document scanning, and data extraction. He became the CEO in 2016 and turned the company over with great success. Christoph loves the product, getting feedback, and being bold by constantly thinking about what can be done to stay on top of things.
Raul Popa is a successful co-founder & CEO, a focused goal achiever, with a pragmatic view on the way you build a startup. He founded TypingDNA, a typing biometrics startup that tells if it’s you based on the way you type, used in banking and other industries. The company also launched ActiveLock, which can lock
Preston Geeting is the co-founder of Packform, a technology platform that is revolutionizing the global packaging industry. He co-founded Packform with serial entrepreneur Philip Weinman in early 2019 because they recognized the opportunity to transform the industry with great technology creating new levels of service, better customer experience, and greater opportunities for all involved. Since its
It’s astonishing to me how this one factor is not mainstream when the topic is leadership. I have no doubts that this is the most overlooked leadership secret. I can see the absence of it every day in my work. Maybe it’s there, hidden somewhere inside the overall descriptions about the general understanding of leadership. But definitely not
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Every day, when you wake up, you start making decisions. Smart decisions, difficult decisions, moral decisions, emotional decisions, managerial decisions, all kinds. Your decision-making process starts. Good to know that most of those decisions are habitual. The Consequences of Our Decisions Making We defined that we are some decision-making creatures. Unfortunately for us, the way
When I began writing this article about how investors and VCs view founder coaching, I had no idea I would end up in investigative journalism. For that reason, you should know the full context before the multiple views you’ll find below. If you’re in a hurry, you can jump right into the quotes I gathered
Executive Coaching for Founders: Daily Productivity Tips in Business for Procrastinators with the Help of Neuroscience
Finding the right productivity tips is not as simple as it seems. You probably know that already. You felt it on your skin. There are numerous outdated models where you should follow a list of to-dos and be good. Not exactly. Entrepreneurs and founders are very busy people, and those productivity lists don’t work for
I know that a funded startup founder CEO is a long title, but, at least, it’s specific. Sorry for that. 🙂 Contrary to so-called conventional wisdom, where founders declare, “When I get funded, all my problems will solve,” the level of stress afterward actually increases. The pressure is on. You have to prove yourself now.