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 […]

4 things that help you finally start your business in 2016

[Reading time: 3 minutes.] You may want to start your own business and escape the corporation. Being an entrepreneur seems like a cool job these days. Plus, you get the freedom of what to do everyday and as a bonus, you may get rich. Maybe you did your resolution to start your business some time […]

Offline is the new luxury: Three ways how to claim yours.

A teammate at one of my project just came to us last week: “I am leaving for vacation to a cottage in the woods with no cellphone coverage. I will not be able to pick up your calls or answer your e-mails in following two weeks”. The reaction from other team members was surprising: “Wow, […]

A simple object you have at home improved in a fascinating way

Lean management is something and that make your everyday life better. I recently stumbled on this case study done by young Slovak designer that shows great example of it.  When I train Lean, I always tell my students that it is not a management method for factories and banks, but more a way of thinking about objects, […]