Casper Ravn-Sørensen, direktør

What is a pivot? – a few tips from Casper Ravn-Sørensen

Milena Duric Experience

The word pivot has appeared in the business world quite recently, but it’s become one of the most popular terms used in the startup vernacular.   So where did this term come from, and more importantly, what does it mean?   The word pivot was first used by Eric Ries in his book The Lean Startup to define a “Structured course correction designed to test a new fundamental hypothesis about the product, strategy, and engine …

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How to reduce stress in the workplace – 5 tips from a CEO

Milena Duric Experience

Managing a successful business is no easy task and one of the key features of great companies are satisfied employees. While stress in the workplace is almost inevitable, it’s up to the entrepreneur to make sure that his team is facing as little stress as possible. Why is this so important? Employees who are under a lot of stress are less productive. They are generally more absent altogether due to stress they’re facing while working. …

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What is agility and how to become an agile entrepreneur?

Milena Duric Experience

People are using the word “agile” more and more during these years. What does it mean exactly?   Agility is the ability to act quickly and with economy of effort in accurate response to change and also to initiate change for business advantage, says Paul Allen.   But if we translate this sentence into an ordinary language, agility represents the ability to respond fast to unexpected situations, and to keep your mind open to new …

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Casper Ravn-Sørensen on the culture of leadership

Milena Duric Experience, Investment

If we look up in the dictionary, the definition of a leader is, as follows – the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country. But what is one similar thing to all the leaders other than leading? It is – commitment to a cause. And why is that? What actually makes leader a leader? Leaders are persons who impose their own values and assumptions on the group. If they manage to impose …

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Making the first impression as a young entrepreneur – a few tips

Milena Duric Experience

You have probably wondered what is the most important thing during important business meetings. As a young, inexperienced entrepreneur, you probably think it is:   The plan of the meeting Or the presentation of the project Maybe you even guess it is The closure of the meeting that is doing all the job But you are wrong! The most important thing during business interviews is actually the first impression you make. Amy Cuddy is Harvard …

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Should you, as a young founder of a startup, outsource right away?

Milena Duric Experience

You have probably wondered how do all these startups work out in short period of time. How do they do it? What’s the secret? Well the secret is – outsourcing! How can you start outsourcing? There are a few websites you should keep an eye on: Upwork GitHub Stack overflow Freelancer It depends on which service you need. But you should make profiles on all of them just in case. You never know when the …

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More effective meetings – a few tips from Casper Ravn-Sørensen

Milena Duric Experience

If you are a startup that has just begun growing and developing, you probably need some advice related to the scheduled meetings. It is desirable that you and your team hold meetings on weekly or monthly basis. And why? Because, in order to reach the effectiveness of the company, and sustainable development, you have to gather all the people that are concentrated on the goal and have a talk about your further strategy. An actual …

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The young entrepreneur’s circle of people – their influence

Milena Duric Experience, Investment

If you have a heart and mind of a young entrepreneur, you sure are a loner. You have a great idea of a project. You have thought everything through. But the thing you lack is your circle of people. Why? Here is some advices from Casper Ravn-Sørensen on why you need a team of people that are focused on the same goal. The knowledge Of course that you have the knowledge around the area you …

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What is disruptive innovation – a guide for a young entrepreneur

Milena Duric Experience

Supposing you are a young entrepreneur discovering his possibilities online. Among many words that pop up, you get to the word – innovative disruption. Sounds a bit illogical. What is it exactly? Let us first start by explaining what disruption is. According to Wikipedia, it may refer to: A disruptive physician A physician whose obnoxious behaviour upsets patients or other staff) Disruption (adoption) As the term for the cancellation of an adoption of a child …

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Top benefits of being an entrepreneur – Are you the one?

Milena Duric Experience

You have probably wondered for countless times how it is being an entrepreneur. There are many responsibilities and tough periods regarding that call, but what are the benefits? Casper Ravn-Sørensen would single out some top benefits to being an entrepreneur. You get to create a family When you first started thinking about your entrepreneurial idea, you sure have thought of all the people who would presumably be willing to help you in your quest. It …