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Why losing 130,000€ made me the happiest man alive (Part 1)

Some time ago, I was finally able to get rid of my house and the associated mortgage and account in Spain. I’m a free man now. However, this catharsis has come at a price. Concretely, 130,000€. That’s the money I’ve lost, all things considered, as a result of buying my house in Spain more than 13 years ago. In this blog post series, I want…

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De-tracking your website

There’s a myriad of blog posts, articles, books, videos, and courses devoted to teaching you how to measure your traffic, audience, and conversions through analytics and tracking cookies. Today, I want to propose to you the exact opposite, de-tracking your website (in the absence of a better term). This same page you are reading right now is completely analytics-free. There’s not a single tracking cookie…

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I unknowingly built a Holacratic, hierarchy-less business. Here’s why.

Recent events have made me think about the organizational structure of my business. When one discusses organizational schemes within organizations, there seems to be a clear distinction between startups and big corporations. The former are supposed to be flat structures, composed of a handful of members sticking together by virtue of the bonds of friendship and excitement. The latter are highly hierarchical organizations with a…

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