You have probably heard about this quote. It originated around year 1900: Everything that can be invented has been invented. Some sources say it was Charles Holland Duel, U.S. Patent Comissioner, proposing to close the patent office as there is nothing more to claim for. It is not sure that this was actually said. Still, it […]
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 […]
A surprising story about turning on the light
Let me tell you a story about a company I worked for. This story never stops fascinating me, because it shows how a simple “hack” in a complex system of processes within an organization can save millions, before you even start solving the problem. What the hell do they do? It happened in a local […]