My anxiety is rooted in the feeling of responsibility
July 24, 2015
95 percent of things I do I have no clue what I’m doing
May 12, 2015
This morning I had a discussion with my Dad, who has invested a lot of money in my venture, and I said we are going well with the product, but it’s n...
'they didn’t, in my opinion, see that I was actually really running a company'
October 27, 2017
My family expects different things than I expect for myself, and it does weigh on me. My father, especially. I have family whom are quite normal and w...
'If we fail, everybody will think that I’m an idiot!'
July 13, 2015
Retail is our first industry to step into the market. Our product is not technically complicated, so we hope to sell it quickly and easily. At the moment I have to decide for one of two versions of the product. The problem is that I don’t know what fits better and what is better for the consumer. It really is an important to make a decision though, because we have to build a prototype, create a video and start our cr
owd funding campaign that we want to use for PR and marketing. That’s a milestone for our project! It will tell a lot about how successful we can be! I’m very determined to press ahead with this project. I want to be proud of what we do! That’s why it is constantly on my mind: did I do everything right? Did I miss or forget anything? Of course, that is the time when you give thought to: what happens if it doesn’t work out? Well, we have to pay back our bank loan. Some money, but not crazy much money. Or, does it all make sense? If we fail, everybody will think that I’m an idiot! These thoughts circle in my head when I lie in bed at night. I talk a lot with my family and my girlfriend, or with my co-founder as well. I find it more productive than this one-way street in my head.