Here at ActiveGrowth, I believe there are 3 pillars to building and running a successful business: The value in the products you create.The tech and tools you use.Your personal character and skills.In other words, your personal character, work ethic, productivity, skills etc. are one third of the equation.In today's video, I confess one of the mistakes I've made in this very aspect, even though I'm the guy who should have been able to predict and avoid such a mistake more than ...

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While this site has only recently been revived, I want to continue the tradition of looking back at the past year and extracting the most valuable lessons and learning points from it.2016 was another big year in my business and despite already being past the "small business" and "startup" stages, we managed to double our revenue again, over the course of the year.​This would indicate that we're doing some things right.2016 was also arguably one of the most challenging and ...

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What happens if you take 6 bright, creative marketers who are eager to learn, bring them together in an apartment in a vibrant European city... and make them work and learn with me for 3 months straight?Even though that's a question no one in particular was asking, I wanted to find out. So I did this as a marketing and recruitment experiment.In today's podcast, the guinea pigs from this experiment talk about what it was like and what the biggest marketing ...

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The end of the year approaches and as has become a tradition on this blog, I want to take a look back and tell you about the most valuable lessons I learnt in the last 12 months. The year 2014 has been the craziest year I’ve experienced in business so far. By any number you could care to measure, it has been a very successful year and it has been a wild ride. Never before have I experienced so much ...

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