The power of Exponential: Your math teacher never told you about this

Last fall on a cloudy Saturday, I attended a talk that changed how I see certain things. Why nobody showed me this thing before? Every Tuesday, I post  a new story for this blog. If you read it regularly, you know that I am obsessed in finding how to make things work better and faster. On that […]

6 things I was horribly wrong about when I started an online business.

When I joined the eHotel.cz team more than 2 years ago, I thought it would be a piece of cake. Huge market. Product almost ready. We’re smart guys. That sounds like imminent success, doesn’t it? In reality, things work differently. I was horribly wrong. #1: Lets get a tiny part of this huge market. It […]

The Offline CEO: Can you run a startup without a computer?

No, this is not a joke. I do believe that a CEO can run a company without using a computer. I am not talking about printing e-mails, but spending more time offline with people and pen&paper. What if working offline helps you be more effective? I haven’t ditch my computer. I still keep using my computer for most […]

We’re F*cked. It’s Over.

Let me tell you a story about my hardest lesson learned in my career so far. A startup founder or CEO will eventually come to the “We’re fucked, it’s over” moment. The good thing is: All the successful companies has been there too. The hard things The title of this article comes from a great […]

My typical day at a startup as a CEO in Prague

A typical day at a startup company: Does it even exist?  I am a CEO of eHotel.cz, a growing online booking company. Our goal to change how people travel within the Czech Republic. We grew to a team of 15 people. Most of the team works in sales and customer service. Everyday we work together […]

GDP goes down when you use Skype or Netflix

Did you know that watching Netflix or using iMessage can decrease our GDP? And I don’t mean that people spend more time playing instead of working. This Idea comes from the book “The second machine age.” I just finished reading it yesterday and I can’t stop thinking about it. The GDP idea The basic idea is […]

16 years ago, I made a prediction about smart homes. How did I go?

[Reading time: 4 minutes] 16 years ago, I predicted the future of the Internet. I published an article on my blog about how internet and consumer technology will be like in 10 to 20 years. Now is the right time to check what how successful I was. Long story short: Yes, Elon musk does read […]