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Trade-Offs When Ditching The 9 To 5

Quitting my 9 to 5 job was, as you probably know, one of the best decisions of my life. After years of freedom, I know I won’t be able to get back to a cubicle again. However, every important decision you make in your life comes with some compromises. In this article, I want to talk about some of the trade-offs when ditching the 9 to…

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Challenges for the e-Residency Program

The e-Residency program is probably one of the most innovative and ground-breaking ideas that a country has implemented in the last decades. However, in my experience, there are still areas with room for improvement. In this article, I want to talk about the current challenges for the e-Residency program and offer suggestions for its future development from the point of view of an e-Resident owning a…

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GDPR Compliance For Micropreneurs And Solopreneurs

Since it was applied on 25 May 2018, there’s been a lot of turmoil in the online business world because of the GDPR. Especially among sole business owners, there’s a lot of confusion about how to properly comply with it. In this article, I want to discuss GDPR compliance for micropreneurs and solopreneurs. Can I Just Add A Pop-Up Or Extend The Cookies Warning And…

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When To Stick And When To Quit

This post was actually the Daily Stoic for June 6th: “When To Stick And When To Quit”. However, I find today’s stoic to be extremely interesting for entrepreneurs and, especially, for micropreneurs. “Think of those who, not by fault of inconsistency but by lack of effort, are too unstable to live as they wish, but only live as they have begun.” —SENECA, ON TRANQUILITY OF MIND, 2.6b”…

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Kill The Technician!

Most micropreneurs I know come from a technical background. That’s not surprising. The vast majority of one-man businesses rely, especially at the beginning, on the technical skills of the owner. However, when we transition from freelancers to entrepreneurs, we need to kill the technician inside us and let other voices have a say in the business. The Technician, The Manager, And The Entrepreneur One of the…

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