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Lonely, Bankrupt, Riddled With Doubt -- Life Of An Entrepreneur

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Slides from my talk about the dark sides of entrepreneurship and how to overcome them. Creative Morning, Gdańsk, June 2014.

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  • @[email protected] Lonely, BANKRUPT, RIDDLED WITH DOUBT LIFE OF AN ENTPREPRENEUR Borys Musielak, Creative Morning, Gdask 2014 Lonely, BANKRUPT, RIDDLED WITH DOUBT LIFE OF AN ENTPREPRENEUR Borys Musielak, Creative Morning, Gdask 2014
  • Not about your ideaNot about your idea @[email protected]
  • Not about your ideaNot about your idea @[email protected] Order food from your cell phone! http://bit.ly/13PmWkg Confidential data on mobile devices http://bit.ly/18nyXC3
  • IT's ABOUT YOU!IT's ABOUT YOU! @[email protected]
  • ...AND YOUR TEAM...AND YOUR TEAM @[email protected]
  • @[email protected] So, NETWORK LIKE CRAZY!So, NETWORK LIKE CRAZY!
  • TALK TO PEOPLE!TALK TO PEOPLE! @[email protected] The More People Know You, The More People Can Help You The More People Know You, The More People Can Help You
  • Concierge MVPConcierge MVP @[email protected]
  • ZAPPOSZAPPOS @[email protected]
  • ZAPPOSZAPPOS @[email protected] I went to a couple of stores, took some pictures of the shoes, made a website, put them up and told the shoe store, if I sell anything, I'll come here and pay full price. Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/nick-swinmurn-zappos-rnkd-2011-11
  • KEKEMEKEKEKEMEKE @[email protected]
  • NOT ALWAYS SWEETNOT ALWAYS SWEET @[email protected]
  • NOT ALWAYS SWEETNOT ALWAYS SWEET @[email protected] Being a Founder Is LonelyBeing a Founder Is Lonely http://onforb.es/199X9Jr
  • NOT ALWAYS SWEETNOT ALWAYS SWEET @[email protected] Being a Founder Is Riddled With Doubt Being a Founder Is Riddled With Doubt http://onforb.es/199X9Jr
  • NOT ALWAYS SWEETNOT ALWAYS SWEET @[email protected] Being a Founder Bankrupts You Being a Founder Bankrupts You http://onforb.es/199X9Jr
  • Three BE'sThree BE's @[email protected]
  • Three BE'sThree BE's @[email protected] Be Persistent Be Open Be Characteristic Be Persistent Be Open Be Characteristic
  • BE PERSISTENTBE PERSISTENT @[email protected] Now that we've exhausted all the possibilities... let's get started! Now that we've exhausted all the possibilities... let's get started!
  • BE OPENBE OPEN @[email protected] I'd better sign my own NDA... because you never know... I'd better sign my own NDA... because you never know...
  • BE WEIRD :)BE WEIRD :) @[email protected]
  • @[email protected] WHAT's NEXT?WHAT's NEXT?
  • @[email protected] GET ADVISORSGET ADVISORS
  • @[email protected] GET ADVISORSGET ADVISORS Ideally better than this one. Ideally better than this one.
  • @[email protected] JOIN an ACCELLERATORJOIN an ACCELLERATOR Y Combinator, Tech Stars, 500 Startups, Seedcamp, Startup Bootcamp, Wayra, TechPeaks... Y Combinator, Tech Stars, 500 Startups, Seedcamp, Startup Bootcamp, Wayra, TechPeaks...
  • @[email protected] Startup Fest, Aulery, The Europas, LeWeb, PIONEER, The Next Web, EPS, TechCrunch Disrupt, DEMO, Launch... APPLY TO STARTUP CONTESTSAPPLY TO STARTUP CONTESTS
  • @[email protected] GOOD LUCK!GOOD LUCK! You're Gonna Need It. You're Gonna Need It.
  • @[email protected] @@ Borys Musielak E: [email protected] T: twitter.com/michuk F: facebook.com/michuk Q: quora.com/Borys-Musielak Tel: +48795158581 Filmaster.TV | ReaktorWarsaw.com | borys.musielak.eu