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Why do we buy from small shops and businesses? Corona Research Part I

The Corona crisis has dramatically changed our life, both as consumers and business owners. Many problems it which it has created, however, were existing problems which until recently remained under the surface. The demanding world of business often forces us to become reactive and responsive rather...

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5 Key findings of analyzing over 2,500 Viennese small businesses- part 2

The pain felt by small business owners these days is well known to me personally. I’m a small business owner myself, a tourism company which had to shut down due to the government’s measurements. My personal case shows that sometimes the crisis is indeed bigger than us, no matter how much we tho...

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When you worry about money- do this!

In the previous article, i wrote about the biggest worry of all- money. This ridiculous yet dangerous worry must be properly addressed so its seeds don’t grow into parasitic plants in the beautiful garden which is your mind. As i wrote, one way to deal with your worry is to examine it and negate i...

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The biggest worry there is- what if i run out of money?

I’m a big believer in self imposed cognitive dissonance. Questioning our beliefs, perceptions and opinions is essential for our personal evolution as human beings. It’s even more challenging when it comes to our worries and fears. It’s said that worries are nothing more than a corrupt use of o...

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The lesson i learned from my first waltz at the Hofburg Palace

I will never forget my first official waltz dance with my beautiful girlfriend Anna. Few days ago, we were invited by a friend to participate in Vienna’s first Art Ball which took place in Hofburg palace. The event was an attempt to further strengthen the Austrian-Chinese relationship, especially ...

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Becoming an expert at age 11- my fish story

For as long as i can remember i loved animals. My dreams as a child constantly shifted from owning a dog to a cat, then to birds, snakes, lizards, and finally fish. The last option was also the only logical possibility, as we lived in a the smallest apartment in the neighborhood. We didn’t buy our...

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How can I be a consultant?

When i first started offering freelance consulting services, i felt quite uneasy. Although being 21 years old, i had quite a long resume behind me including several management position in three different industries. My background, upbringing and life circumstances forced me to outperform my competit...

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My consulting firm- how i started my business

One of my favourite activities is attending networking events. I love the excitement of meeting new people and listening to their stories. Sometimes the innocent boy inside of me is wondering how could it be that there are so many people out there, with unique stories, dreams and goals, challenges a...

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What is it all for?

For a long time i’ve been planning and designing the right platform for me to share my ideas, insights and experience. I’ve finally decided to create this blog which aims to share my personal and business growth and hopefully contribute to yours. As an entrepreneur and social activist i mainly s...

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