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Mental Models (II)

Mental Models (II)

A way to cope with the changing world As the world changes at an increasingly fast rate every year the importance of different ways of thinking becomes ever so apparent because they give you a way to look at something from a new perspective. This perspective is something that not many, if any, people will have, because for it you need to have the exact same set of models and much smaller is the probability of them facing the same…

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How To Create Time

How To Create Time

How you actually have much more time than you ever thought As I started trying to do more and more projects this year I reached a point where I saw that I never had enough time, I always felt like the days were too short, like there was no way I could squeeze any more work and yet the work kept piling up every day. And I think that I am not alone on this. The time it takes research,…

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Pinterest Marketing 101 from Noob to not so Noob

Pinterest Marketing 101 from Noob to not so Noob

What is Pinterest? ”Pinterest’s CEO Ben Silbermann summarized it as a “catalogue of ideas” that inspires users to “go out and do that thing”, rather than as an image-based social network.” But this doesn’t mean that we can’t use it as a way of showing content we create that can be useful for the users. In Pinterest you can share images in what they call ‘Pins’, which are just the image plus a title and a description. This is what…

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It’s easy to throw in the towel when things are tough when you are burned out, going all in again or leaving is your choice to make

It’s easy to throw in the towel when things are tough when you are burned out, going all in again or leaving is your choice to make

Interview for the projet Younghumansofscience with Landon McKenna president and chief commercial officer at Qmenta. This interview can also be found in podcast format. Adam: How did you get into this company? I met Vesna my cofounder  in Boston when she was working in Harvard  and there she told me about the project she had started with Paolo and with which they had been accepted by Wayra, Telefonica’s accelerator.I joined them because it was personal, my father has parkinson’s and…

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Growth in Adversity

Growth in Adversity

We have all experienced failure and know the frustration that comes with it. When you apply for a scholarship and you have already planned how it would be once you obtained it. When you study for an exam as hard as you can, and think it went well only to see a lower grade than you expected. Or even when you apply for a contest only to be rejected. All these instances hurt. It’s not fun when they deny what…

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