Discovering my new city

Discovering Brisbane 🇦🇺

Sunday stroll looking around the city. Don’t know if you have visited this Nepalese 🇳🇵pagoda, but I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to see something cool.

Love Asian culture in all its forms

Loving the process

Walking into graduation 🎓

That’s one of the best memories of 2017. Walking into graduation with the best guys I met in London had been very rewarding on all levels.

I had bet four years back that I’d be the first person graduating in my family, couldn’t let myself down.

Finding extra motivation is sometimes necessary if the timeframe of achieving your goal is 4-5 years long, it worked well with me betting on myself.

Completing this journey allowed me to be able to look at myself in the mirror and appreciate what I was seeing. I loved the process.

Comment with 💯 if you love the process of completing your stuff more than the end goal

Being as curious as a kid

Being curious has been a powerful tool when I lived in London. It’s not only allowed me to meet and discover people with different backgrounds and cultures, but it has opened my mind.

After finishing university I have applied this principle and I realized that despite spending thousands of pounds for my education, university can only teach you the basics, then it’s up to you.

Studying more now than before, but actually focusing on the things I’m the most interested in. It feels just good!

Being curious about things will be they key in my new journey in Australia 🇦🇺.

I’m so pumped to be given the possibility of discovering different perspectives and cultures, so different from mine, once again.

Comment with 👌🏻 if you agree.

There’s no shortcut

Good morning Australia!

As I’m experiencing my second big move in a foreign country, I can tell that the starting over is always the toughest part.

Trying to be as productive as I can throughout the day is my motivation for reminding myself not to rest on my heels, and that the only way is to work as hard as you can.

There’s no shortcuts.

Love what you do

❤️ what you do!

The power of loving what you do is contaminating.

In this new journey I’ve taken, having the possibility to plan and decide based on what I love doing is super exciting and rewarding for the hard work I have put in over the past 5 years

Some people have the ability to start what they love immediately. Some people don’t. I had to try stuff, change many jobs and experience different things before being able to determine what I want to do

I love the idea of ‘circle of competence’, explained by Warren Buffet. Just double or triple down on your strengths and your likes. Whatever they are. I love the process of creating an idea or a product that generates something valuable and of value for people. That’s why I’m in love with marketing and entrepreneurship.

I love when people are eager to tell how much they love what they do. It makes me happy.

It’s good to be sad

Leaving tomorrow for Australia 🇦🇺, feeling sad as I should be.

Had a conversation today with few friends and all of them were dreading going back to work after their Christmas break. They don’t like their jobs, but they keep doing it.

This makes me feel lucky. Being able to embark on a new journey with the possibility to potentially do what I love really excites me.

I’m so driven by doing what I love that if I didn’t I would upset people around me and, in turn, it would generate negative sadness.

This sadness is positive. I think it’s good to be sad if what you’re doing will make people feel good through your positive vibes, instead of pleasing them in the short-term by giving up on your dreams.

It’s a matter of perspective

Best decision I made last year was (quit smoking) driven by a perspective

Thinking that smoking for 30-40-50 years could have a negative impact not just on me but, mostly, on the people next to me, changed the entire game and demonstrated that from that perspective it was all upside

In my future business I’ll try to apply this principle. Make decisions that in the long run will be all upside by applying this perspective notion

I think this process is super powerful, it has worked so well with me.

We stand on the shoulders of giants

I love learning from great entrepreneurs. One of my favourite at the moment is without a doubt @garyvee. The amount of valuable information he provides on a daily basis is impressive. Despite studying marketing and business, you only learn certain things by being a practitioner in the field.

In the pizza industry, I studied from the best pizza makers in order to achieve enough knowledge to be able to create a product that would truly represent me in my future restaurant. It is the same process, you have to learn from the best in order to progress.

I love the process of learning and then being knowledgeable about something.

This quote fits perfectly in my opinion.

Got to be positive

As I’m trying to open my own business and take control of my life it happens that some days I feel lonely in this journey

I remind myself not to get discouraged but, as @garyvee reminds us, entrepreneurship makes you feel lonely sometimes. The key to me is to stay positive and be authentic to myself

I love to think that some of the best days haven’t happened yet. It helps me to push myself. Too many people get discouraged. Tag someone who needs to hear this

I hope this will bring some value

Begin testing it

‘The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing’

Couldn’t it be more accurate? No.

In my own experience, the first thing I did, upon realising I would love to open my own business in the service industry, was to begin testing the product in my free time. This was three years ago.

Week by week experimenting with different recipes and methodologies, I combined what I was learning in the field with the insights that experiments generate in order to produce a product that would fully represent myself in my restaurant.

After years, the pursuit of achieving a ‘must-have’ hasn’t stopped. It never will. Allowing myself this time to practice and to learn was my humble recipe. I was patient, I set the results first and then deployed the necessary strategies to get to where I wanted. But more than anything I just got started!

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