Gain Focus By Learning To Say No To Yourself

In my previous post I talked about how, after being fired, I found myself with a world of opportunities to explore. Too many opportunities, in fact. It’s been always hard for me to say no. This has nothing to do with saying no to others, but with the ability to say no to yourself. Thus, my initial impulse was committing to all these projects. Fortunately, during…

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New Opportunities, New Paths

A week ago, the CEO of the startup I was working on asked me to talk privately via Skype. Our startup was building a product that is closely tied to the –now defunct– Obama Care. Long story short, with the repeal of the Affordable Health Act, we lost our customers. Thus, he had no choice but firing me and, without knowing it, leaving me with a world…

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Mistakes to Avoid when Hiring a VA

If you are a micropreneur, chances are you are reluctant to relinquish control over your business. However, sooner or later you’ll find yourself in need of a hiring a VA. A Virtual Assistant can be of great help for alleviating those repetitive tasks that eat your productivity. They can allow you to focus on growing your business or developing the product. However, a bad decision…

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Clean Slate

Hi there! This is the first post of “Micropreneur Life”. Let me introduce myself. My name is Ignacio, I am a micropreneur living in Madrid, Spain. I am also a senior freelance developer, composer, blogger, podcaster, and the manager of the “Madrid Micropreneurs” meetup group. I’ve been exposed to the startup world for some time now. I enrolled at the Google Campus and the TechHub…

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