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The art of surviving a flu

(We did not just hear you giggle, did we?) Flu season is here and with it came the inevitable: a big, ugly and extremely unwelcome virosis. And you know that saying: you can't kill two birds with one stone? Apparently, the flu can. And so, one frozen Tuesday morning, both theStartups core ...

Invest in roles

Happy new year, guys! We hope 2019 brings you good energy, some lessons learned from last year, inspiration and a lot of great opportunities (which, btw, are up to you to turn into great achievements. No pressure). We also hope that the expectations you have from 2019 will match your ambition ...

The #1 key to a successful business is…?

Actually, we're really curious how would you have answered this question. Let's take some lucky guesses. It has something to do with marketing & advertising, right? Is it the amount of money you invest in your business? Smart ownership/ management is also on the list. Oh no, wait. Maybe it's the sales. Is it good ...
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How (exactly) to e-Commerce

Ladies and gents, we are happy to announce we had recently launched our first official group workshop series on the subject of e-commerce. The first event is happening on the 24th and 25th of January 2019, in Bucharest. The initiative Our consulting activity has offered us a very important insight: e-commerce businesses ...

How we left our jobs to become consultants

Flying solo is not, by any means, an easy decision to make. Most people we know would rather settle for a reasonably-paid, 9-to-5 job that secures them a warm spot within an organization and a recurrent income for the long term. That's probably the main reason why, upon hearing we've ...

How to handle negative feedback

We'll start by stating the obvious: it's not in human nature to take a bad remark lightly. The simple thought of someone criticizing something we've said or done makes our blood pressure go up and hot steam of anger pop out of our ears. The impact is even bigger when the edgy ...

WTFs from the life of an e-commerce consultant

Every domain has its twisted side, and e-commerce makes no exception. Throughout our career we’ve encountered many oddities and errors in people’s reactions, thinking or actions. In today’s article we’re talking about some of the most common misconceptions and unrealistic expectations that people from the e-commerce industry seem to embrace with ...