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Common Mistakes When Starting A Business That I Have Made

Recent studies showed that the average age of a successful entrepreneur is 45, not 20-something, hence debunking the young entrepreneur myth. Ultimately, it’s experience, not luck, energy or passion, which makes an entrepreneurial project work. That’s only natural if you think about it. We all make mistakes when starting a business for the first time, and the second, and the third… Eventually, we all get…

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How To Deal With Stress As A Micropreneur

Stress is a serious business. Recently, I was hospitalized in Riga for almost a week with a severe infection. The doctors told me that one of the main causes of my illness was stress. So how do you get rid of anxiety? While being completely stress-free is almost impossible for us, I want to share my recent experience on how to deal with stress as a…

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e-Resident Interviews: Alexander Ioannidis of Proudpixel OÜ

Alexander Ioannidis is the Director and founder of Proudpixel OÜ, his web design, development, and services company. I asked him about his struggles as an entrepreneur, and why he choose the e-Residency program to launch his business. This article is the first in a series of posts featuring e-Resident interviews with micropreneurs, freelancers and entrepreneurs from all around the globe, who are conducting their businesses…

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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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