Entrepreneurship

I’ve never understood founders who build companies or products just as a reaction to what their competitors are doing. They stress all day long figuring out what others are doing and how to keep ahead. (Sure, there are markets where it is imperative to keep your foot ahead but I don’t see how in the…

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The tech industry today moves fast as f$ck. It is insane, and can drive us (or, at least me) insane. Don’t get me wrong, I love the industry. I love working in it and for it. I absolutely love helping my customers and working with my team. However the pressure of being recognized, having a…

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You might be thinking: oh wow another new year’s resolution post by someone I don’t know. Guess what? You’re right! Did you know only 12% of people stick to their New Years resolution? Trust me on this one, I read it somewhere on the interwebs. Here’s why New Years resolutions suck: they are wishes and…

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The holidays are officially now over, and aside from me working on a new app I also worked on my blog. This blog is 9 years old with only a handful of articles written by me. Looking at my content I had around 462 articles, out of which 24 where me own. Most of them…

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Have you ever heard about the entrepreneurial rollercoaster? Doesn’t matter if you’re just starting your journey or years along the way, it is the bane of the entrepreneur’s existence. The highs are very high and the lows just feel like the end of the world. Every time. The bad news is that there is no way…

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Just last week I came across an article written by Paul Boag from Headscape aptly titled You Are Not A Machine. You Are Not Alone. I really encourage you to read it. Paul discusses a silent struggle that many of us battle with on a daily basis: overworking, stressing, keeping to ourselves, bearing too much,…

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About a year ago, I was in Miami with the team working with a client from LA. Just before we left he walked up to me and said: “Max, you’re the James Bond of web design. You travel around the world saving one product at a time. Thank you.” He didn’t realize how much his…

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As far as I know there is no holy grail of things you should do to make a company successful. Follow your intuition, your passion, be true to yourself and others and most importantly surround yourself with the right people. But every know and then you realize there’s something worth remembering. Here’s five things I…

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The topic of the future of work-life balance has been catching my interest lately. I’m always looking for creative ways both to run a company and motivate myself and my team. But, will we ever find the perfect balance? I’m not sure. But the future looks pretty exciting if you ask me. We’re already living in…

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