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30-day startup overview
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I’m not sure whether I should be fully disappointed about today or not. I had solid plans for today (you can see them here, on yesterday’s overview) but I only got maybe half way through them. Most importantly, I did not directly contact any potential clients, and although I am sorry that I didn’t do that, I have already convinced myself it was for a good reason. So here is what happened: I started off

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I’m building the site live, because I don’t expect an audience until I actively send people here, and it’s easier to send links for feedback that way anyway. 

So if you made it here on you own, somehow…maybe come back later? :=)

#buildinginpublic.

30-day startup overview
EveD

Startup Day 3: an overview

Day 3 of my 30-day-by-day documentation of launching a new product/feature. Today was the actual launch, although it’s best to call it a “soft-launch”. I talk a bit about procrastination, and the “done is better than perfect” concept. Still not something that comes easily to me.

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Admiration and Awe
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Perseverance on Mars

Perseverance lands on Mars tomorrow (at approximately 11pm GMT). I’m looking forward to watching the landing, and the follow up explorations. This is the first

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MySystem of getting (and staying) organized: What to fix?

I know that I need to improve how I stay organized and productive in my work and personal life. My current system is just not serving me well, and I feel the repercussions of its shortcomings in all areas of my life. Usually the need for improvement makes itself apparent at a time when I can dedicate the least amount of time to developing it: when I am most busy, most frustrated by my lack of organisation, and most tired. Any decisions made under such conditions will be rash, poorly thought out, overly ambitious.

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How necessary is a social media presence for an SME?

Do you think that you need to be active on Social Media in order to be successful in your business? I don’t. Of course, there is nothing wrong with reaching new customers, but the hidden cost of maintaining a social media presence is often overlooked and or just unknown to newcomers.

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Pomodoro – the cliched but brilliant shortcut to productivity

It’s been around forever, and it’s a really simple system: work for 25 minutes, rest for 5 and repeat. In the background, hear the tick-tock of the countdown clock. Suddenly, you are racing against time, but in a controlled manner, which never feels overwhelming. Here is how I use it.

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The surprising joy of a Japanese sound garden

I can’t seem to meditate – I have tried on numerous occasions – and I am regretful about that. But this Japanese sound garden puts me into an instant state of relaxation, and that is the next best thing. Developed by the Japanese government to help the overworked Japanese population relax, this might be of help to you too.

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