Ups and Downs of Starting Up a Business. [Entrepreneurs from 4 Countries Talk About how Did They Start]

Lately I have invested my time and money in learning different business approaches, reading several books on this topic (such as “4-Hour Workweek” by Tim Ferris , “Launch” by Jeff Walker) and exploring the possibilities of e-commerce. So I decided to go a bit deeper into the subject and actually talk with some people who have already launched their businesses. Below you can read 4 interviews with entrepreneurs who have launched their own businesses. Some have done it alone, some with the team, but all of them have gained some experience they can share with everyone who would like to start their business but doesn’t know how. If you read carefully, you will find some real important steps to take prior starting a business…
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5 Reasons Why I Love Poland but Poland Hates Me.

Some time ago I wrote a bit about my trip to Morocco and to Netherlands. Today it is time for Poland. Have you ever felt like a country does not like you? Maybe you get a parking ticket or lose something every time you are visiting? Or maybe everything that might go wrong, does whenever you are there? This is my case with Poland. As I am from Latvia, whenever I plan a road trip with a car, there is no other way but to drive through Poland. At least if you don’t want to get a visa. So I have visited it several times. Starting from a family vacation to famous tourist destinations, continuing with a youth project in a countryside of Poland (practically in the middle of nowhere) and finishing with visiting the Tatry mountains. So this time I am going to share some interesting stories which describe my experience with Poland. If you are planning to visit the country, you might want to have a read.
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Should You Become a Photographer? [6 Photographers’ Honest Opinions about Photography in their Country]

These days it feels like every second person buys a DSLR and creates their own Facebook Photography Page. This is why every day it gets harder to get into photography business and get actually paid for the work you do. At times it can be very hard to tell an amateur apart from a semi-professional. No wonder why people expect young photographers to do their work for free. What they don’t understand is that every professional once was an amateur so the question is – how to break free from being seen as an amateur and to become a full-time photographer who can pay bills with an actual money instead of just receiving a permission to use pictures.
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People I Met in Turkey.

Previously I wrote a little bit about People I Met in Norway, Bulgaria and Latvia. This time I want to dedicate my thoughts to Turkey. Actually, to Istanbul, if we want to get more into details. This time story will be not only about foreigners who live here, but about people in general.
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People I Met in Norway.

This is the third country that inspired me to continue collecting foreigner stories on their life journey in another country. First was the stories of people who live in my own country “People I Met In Latvia” and then it continued with “People I Met In Bulgaria”.

I had a couple of days to spend in Norway and that gave me a chance to collect the following two stories of two couples I met in Norway.

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