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Miguel Arias
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Entrepreneur, teacher and startup mentor. Business Angel. Dad.
Entrepreneur, teacher and startup mentor. Business Angel. Dad.

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This is the blunt question I got from a fellow colleague during our last review process, which I have to concede, shocked me at first. But I realize how important it is to understand what the management roles in a ever changing startup do and I have…

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This is an increasingly interesting topic for me, and after my last post reflecting on my 2015 overview, I think it deserves a longer post. One of the best work-life balance gurus in Spain and a great friend, Jose Carlos Hualde, once told me that the…

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Two years ago, I sat in the exact same Coffee shop in Madrid as today, sipping an orange juice and thinking about my next career steps, while evaluating destinations for our family sabbatical year (which ended up lasting one single week). It looks like…

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What a ride!. Since I joined CartoDB full-time, almost 2 years ago, months are running around me and I cannot avoid a certain dizziness, mixed with lots of excitement and some doses of panic. We are overcoming milestones at an absurd pace, over 130.000…

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El término “scaling up” se ha puesto muy de moda. Ya no se trata de comenzar negocios, si no de llevarlos rápidamente a una dimensión global, y soñar con llegar ser un unicornio algún día. Ya no hablamos de “growth” si no de “hyper-growth” y pensar en…

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Se ha puesto de moda en el mundo del emprendimiento hablar de la perseverancia como factor clave del éxito. Hoy mismo leo esta cita de Steve Jobs en twitter: I am convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the…

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Nadie tiene claro qué es lo que despierta la palanca de emociones que hace que una noticia, imagen o por qué no, mapa, se vuelva viral. Sobre todo, para que despierte lo mismo en miles de personas muy diferentes. Parece que la emoción más potente para…

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I just got some nice stats from my blog this year from the jetpack friends. You can view the full report here. My blog was viewed about 30,000 times since march 2014. Busiest day of the year was September 10th with 587 views. And the most popular post…
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