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When to Kill your Business Idea

Ever had a terrific business idea that just didn't fare well? Being left with armfuls of an unprofitable model and a hole in your funds is not a great feeling. Here's how to know when you need to let your vision go to rest — or convert it into something more meaningful.

February 14, 2022
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June 13, 2022

Hustling is a Humble Journey

Being a salesperson in Switzerland will get you a fair share of odd looks. Why is that?! The way I see it, this bad reputation is far from fair, because sales really require social intelligence and humility. Struggling is a part of the process, and that is why I chose to tell you the story of how I grew from anxious cold-calling to striking fantastic deals.

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December 13, 2021

The Rundown on Leading International Teams

Expanding your operations beyond borders is a tricky process for any business. My experience with a startup gone global has helped me see the good and the bad, and I now know that being informed of the stumbling blocks you'll find along the way is a great start towards success. Read on to see how you can scale up the safe way and receive the best of what branching out can offer.

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November 4, 2021

Wellness and Productivity: Friends, not Foes

Finding it hard to keep it together? A thriving career should never be a synonym to self-neglect. Here you'll find my personal advice on healthy habits, and how balance is key to a mindful life.

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October 11, 2021

So You Made a Wrong Hire: Here’s How to Keep Moving

Dealing with hiring struggles is something all leaders learn along the way. Here is my personal advice on managing a less-than-ideal hire, and what you can do to avoid future mistakes.

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September 25, 2021

«Ich hätte viele Startups gerne mitgegründet»

Als Silvan Krähenbühl sein Startup Gymhopper aufbaut, hört er oft amerikanische Business-Podcasts. Jedoch fehlt der Bezug zur Schweiz. Nachdem er sein Startup an MyClubs verkauft hat, übernimmt er den Swisspreneur Podcast und schafft damit ein Schweizer Pendant.

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September 1, 2021

Swiss Scaleup Cruise Event

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August 21, 2021

How to sell 4-6 figure deals remotely (Podcast)

I was recently interviewed by Manuel Hartmann for the B2B Startup Sales Podcast and shared my best tips and learning from the past 6 years.

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February 22, 2021

Adapt Or Die: Lessons In Learning

“What do you look for in the startups you invest in?” Many investors, when asked this question, say they look for coachability, because...

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January 25, 2021

WHOOPS: You’re Sleeping Poorly

There’s no denying that sleep is crucial for our lives. While I didn’t pay too much attention to my sleep quality when I began my startup career with Gymhopper...

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December 28, 2020

Success In The Nick Of Time

On the Swisspreneur podcast we have by now interviewed over 100 people, and there is something that — whether directly or indirectly...

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