I love to work hard in periods - but I can only handle it if I have some downtime in order to recover afterwards. Summer is the perfect time to slow down, relax and have time to think clearly. It's so easy during hectic periods to forget your direction (in business terms: strategy) - therefore it's the perfect opportunity to focus on your strategy in less hectic times.
I just read a very interesting article on the news site Breakit (Swedish). The reporter has investigated 4 companies' that all stand for female empowerment and sell products to women, but all of them were mostly owned by men. Breakit also writes that when they contacted one of the owners he didn't understand the problem at all, and stated that 90% of the employees are women and that they have a female CEO. This would mean that when the company is sold or does an IPO the men will get paid.
I've received some questions from customers that don't know which color to choose for their laptop bag. I agree, they're all beautiful and you can match them according to your personal style - you will for sure look fantastic! Here are some tips from me.
It's so easy to be caught up in work stress, work all day and night and all of a sudden you don't feel well anymore. We need to take care of ourselves in order to stay healthy long-term. How can we achieve this? In my opinion, it only takes small habits to reboot to a more healthy you.
Can you also relate to the feeling that you want to buy sustainable products but you don't know what to look for? I feel you. It's difficult to navigate when there are so many companies that sell products and promoting their sustainability initiatives.
While it is understandable to think that it's impossible to start a business while having full-time commitments elsewhere, I wanted to prove to myself that it's not necessary to quit everything in order to take a step in to entrepreneurship. I know that many people are afraid to fail, and that it's too big of a sacrifice to quit their full-time job and "miss out" on their planned career path, and I'm telling you that you don't need to make that choice that early on.
I'm telling you this because I want to be transparent with you. It wasn't obvious to start in Europe, but I'm so happy that I explored the option even if I was doubtful. I'm happy that we can create a beautiful work bag with the highest quality, European materials and all at an affordable price.