Era marzo del 2002, e 2night stava per chiudere.
Le vendite stagnavano, e avevamo cassa per tre mesi. Seduti attorno ad un tavolo posticcio, in fondo ad un corridoio vuoto che ci faceva da sala riunioni, io e i miei 5 soci ci siamo guardati negli occhi. Dovevamo fare qualcosa.
Nella vita, personale e di un’azienda, c’è sempre una costante: il cambiamento. Ma se è giusto rimanere aperti al cambiamento nella strategia, nella tattica e negli obiettivi, esistono dei principi di base che ci aiutano nel viaggio.
2night è nata nel 2000. Il piccolo gruppo fondatore ora è diventato un…
There’s a theory that says that you should keep your expectations low. Prepare for the worst. After all:
happiness = expectations / reality
So, given that reality likes to suck, if I keep my expectations low I’ll end up happy. Statistically speaking.
I mean, if something goes wrong, well…
Somebody is comfortable staying in the back. He looks at the other people passing, and doesn’t worry. They’ll trip, or get lost. In the long run, it won’t matter what position I’ll get at the end. Might as well be the last.
Some other people think that first place is…
I mean, I’m an undecisive slacker.
Should I keep on not deciding jack? Not taking any action because, well, that’s the way I roll?
“This is who I am” is bullshit.
There’s action. A plan.
It lacks direction, but you know how I think: if we don’t take the wrong…
Don’t wish it was easier,
wish you were better
I learned many things from Jim Rohn. One of them is not to focus on what happens, but on my decisions.
A lot of things can or should be above average: my handshake, my smile, my competences. …
One thing I see clearly by now: relationships are one of the — if not the — most important thing in life.
It’s not just about companionship. It’s not just good for your soul.
Feeling alive and thriving is all about growing.
There’s only so much growing I can do…
Today I brought my company iPhone 6 to the Apple Store to replace its dead battery. To still be reachable I took out its SIM card and plugged it into another company iPhone that I use for development as well, and exchanged some private messages with my wife.
One valuable thing I learned from parenting my 2 years old daughter is that positive emotions can be contagious.
But you need to be in a state of super high energy.
A baby can make us happy not just because she’s joyous, but because she’s relentlessly so.
So if you…
I used to think we were spoiling the kid, that she took everything for granted and nothing could surprise her anymore.
I felt sad for her.
But then I started paying attention.
And I realized her mild excitement for the presents was because she was eager to go back to…