Sometimes, no matter how much you search, scour and hunt, the answers you need just haven’t been addressed anywhere on the internet yet. But thankfully you can still find what you’re looking for by knowing where and how to ask. Here’s a fool-proof, no-fuss, tactical approach to getting your questions answered with expert responses, quickly and easily on Quora. Continue reading
I was born and raised in the Czech Republic. Back in 2001, every young man, once he turned 18, was required to enlist in the military and go through one year of training. Military duty is no longer mandatory there, but, for better or worse, I was born early enough to be in one of the last waves of recruits. Enlisting in the military wasn’t exactly my ideal vision of how I intended to spend a year of my life after graduating from high school. But looking at the experience in hindsight, that year was really formative for me, in shaping who I was to become and what I’m able to do today. Continue reading
I started my career in corporate America where everyone needs to fit nicely into a box that is compatible with whatever forms your HR department has decided to create. First I learned to be a stockbroker, then I got into real estate, renting and selling apartments here in New York City, until finally moving on to manage commercial properties.
In each of these roles I felt stifled, limited by my options, and as though there was very little room to improve myself professionally in a way that would actually be satisfying both personally and financially.
Then I stumbled into the world of technology and startups. I had moved overseas and was living in the small nordic nation of Estonia. About two weeks after I arrived I began working for a company called Fits.me, which makes virtual fitting rooms for online clothing retailers. The really cool thing is that they do this using shape-shifting robots. There were a lot of Terminator jokes running around the office, as you can imagine. Continue reading