5 Things I Learned in 2010
Last year has been the best one for me and I’ve learned a lot of things I want to share with you. I think I’ve become more mature professionally and I’m very happy about it.
So here’s what I’ve learnt last year:
1. Stick to what brings value
Until now I was working on what I liked the most and I didn’t have a plan. Also I started testing and analyzing everything and stopped losing time with things that didn’t bring much value. This has helped me a lot and I became much more productive. I will continue doing this forever I believe because it’s extremely important and I stopped losing time without any use.
2. Risks can prove to be very satisfying
Most people are afraid to risk losing their money and the first risk they don’t wanna take is buying a domain and a quality hosting. And this is the biggest mistake they can do because you can’t do anything without quality. You need to measure the risk very well and take it if there are pretty high chances of success. Without taking risks, it’s hard to achieve something. I have been risking all my life, but I think last year I’ve learnt to do it much better.
3. Focus on less things
You need to focus on what’s worth and stop investing in what’s bringing the poorest results. Don’t start dozens of websites or businesses because you’ll lose your focus and chances to succeed are going down seriously. Take then one by one and make sure you’re doing it right.
4. Don’t work by yourself
Last year I launched my first company and started getting partners and employees. Until now I’ve reached more than 20 employees of which 8 of them full time and I’m planning on getting even bigger. Things started to grow much faster than before because now I can focus on other things, while having employees do most of my past jobs.
5. Research a lot
Until now I’ve been doing things randomly without any prior research and productivity was awful. Now I started doing a lot of research and had some of my employees do the same, which helped a lot, because now I know what I need to focus on and what works best. This year I want to do some training with all my employees and help them become more productive and do researches. Why I believe they will be interested is because they get bonuses triggered by their productivity.