imprisoned by your own business

When you first start a business you have certain ideas of how it will evolve...


What happened to my appreciation of unique characters

Watching a documentary about Leonard Cohen, a great singer songwriter, I was...


The only wisdom is knowing you have none

2416 years ago Socrates stated that the only thing that might perhaps make him...


Mental Illness Taboo #ImNotTaboo

Currently there is an open conversation taking place on social media platforms...


The founder's looking glass

  “Be careful what you wish for,  you might get it” Modern...


Why are we scared of transparency?

I recently got the chance to hear the founders of Buffer, Joel Gascoigne and Leo...


I'm in it to improve the world

I remember so clearly why I became an entrepreneur, I wanted to improve the...


Lessons from #ECSW2015

Last week I attended the East Coast Startup Week conference in the eye of a...


The more I learn the less qualified I feel to mentor

I have been mentoring young business owners now for almost 6 years and at the...


You must sail the seas

I’m from Iceland, a small Island in the North Atlantic Ocean with a...


The Holistic Founder

I just learned a new word in english that has helped me sum up the relationship...


Be willing to ask for help

  “If You Want To Go Fast, Go Alone. If You Want To Go Far, Go...


15 warning signs that your startup is in trouble

If you are a founder in the early stages (first 18-24 months) of running your...


You're not an entrepreneur until you've had a mental breakdown

One of my favorite saying these days is; “You’re not an entrepreneur...


The Homeless CEO

I just moved into an apartment yesterday that I can actually call my home. For...


Thriving on the edge or falling into the abyss

The only way to build up a successful startup is by always stretching your and...


17 things I learned from a Business Accelerator

Recently I signed up for a business accelerator here in Canada and to tell you...


Celebrating Progress

For these past few weeks I’ve have been fighting with some fatigue as...


Where to spend the dollar?

In most cases startups have very limited funding to work with and must utilize...


The Entrepreneur's Marathon

All of you that have your own business know how everything happens slowly and...


Success Demands Commitment

So you have started your own business and are working on expanding it but how...


The Crazy Ones

It was my birthday yesterday and one of my good friends sent me Apple’s...


Continued Goal Setting

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” For the last few years I have put a...


Networking cards

As a person that goes to many startup events I end up collecting hundreds of...


Successful people are good people

I am always amazed when I meet successful people from all over the world that...


What is success?

I, like so many of you, want to become successful but what does it really mean...


First impression of Austin Texas

I have only been in Austin Texas for about 12 hours and I wasn’t going to...


Achievable!

Actual ratio between tallest building in USA and Iceland. Visiting New York...


The misunderstood art of networking

I have talked a lot about the importance of networking over the years and even...