As an entrepreneur, I relate to chess grandmaster Gary Kasparov's view on defeat. Each loss feels personal, a reminder of our own errors. But in business, as in chess, we're not the only players. Here's to acknowledging the brilliance of others!
Posts on “Entrepreneurship” by Remco Livain, founder and CEO of GANDT Ventures GmbH, a Digital Marketing and Strategy Consultancy from Switzerland 🇨🇭
Exploring paid sabbaticals as a tool to boost creativity and productivity. I am eager to learn from other business owners about their experiences to shape our approach to fostering a balanced workplace.
**Excerpt:** Missed goals can lead to a sense of failure, a response known as the 'negative lumping effect'. However, it shouldn't eclipse the real progress made. Goals are markers, but tangible progress is the true victory. Keep striving and appreciating your journey.
Embrace focus over diversity in your professional pursuits. As Robert Greene wisely said, it's about mining a rich vein deeper rather than skipping between shallow mines. Success and fulfillment lie in depth, not extensity.
As a serial entrepreneur, Remco Livain reflects on his best decision - hiring a CFO for GANDT Ventures GmbH. It has eased the workload and enabled me to focus on his strengths. I advise fellow entrepreneurs to seek help early. Here‘s why.
In business, nurturing relationships can significantly influence your success trajectory. Fostering long-term relationships, keeping in touch, and investing time and effort in them can unveil previously unimagined opportunities. Remember — relationships aren't just for now; they're for a lifetime.
Nurturing employee growth is crucial, even for high performers. A surprise resignation led to a wake-up call for us at GANDT, prompting a reevaluation of our strategies to better support all team members.