January 2019: Personal retrospective

January 2019: Personal retrospective

Goals results Lessons learned income results As what I’ve done in 2018, I’m going to share with you my monthly progress as well as the progress of the MyCTOfriend, an online service that provides CTO guidance to non-technical entrepreneurs. I’ve shared in my strategy...
The true value of motivation for a startup founder

The true value of motivation for a startup founder

The startup world is filled with eager beavers, and I’m very proud of being one of them. This whole community prides itself in doing more and going further than expected, and it delivers. It’s not always easy being the eager beaver, especially after all the punches...
December 2018: Personal retrospective

December 2018: Personal retrospective

Goals results Lessons learned income results 2019 is here and at last I’m reviewing what I was able to achieve in 2018. December was a crazy month, from a professional and personal perspective. It’s been three years since I started publishing every year what my goals...
The startup founder and personal branding (Part 2)

The startup founder and personal branding (Part 2)

Last week we took a look at the situation of a startup founder I mentored that had credited all of his first cash’s success to his personal image rather than to the merit of his product. We discussed the influence personal relations have always had in the acceptance...
The startup founder and personal branding (Part 1)

The startup founder and personal branding (Part 1)

I recently mentored a certain startup, a very smart SaaS platform for the consulting industry. They were able to generate their first $10,000 fairly quickly, which led me to ask the founder: “Did your clients sign up for the service because of the product or because...