Pierre-Olivier Carles

De mon parcours fait d’entreprises, d’investissements, de succès et d’erreurs, je tire des pensées personnelles que je partage ici, en français maintenant. Documenter ce voyage peut en inspirer d’autres, mais, à vrai dire, c’est d’abord à moi que cela apporte quelque chose.
March 12, 2021

How to deal with a lack of motivation

I have been invited to a Clubhouse room to talk about Motivation. No, I won't tell you everything we said there, as Rooms always last too long. Yet, I'd like to share with you a parable I've used to make my point. Basically, I never had motivation problems. I know where I want to go, and the rest are just bumps on the road. Of course, ...
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March 10, 2021

Make your Social Media Healthy again

Ask Captain Obvious, and he will tell you how toxic social media can be. There was a time, though, when even Twitter was a great place to have respectful and meaningful conversations. Kind of hard to believe in 2021, I know... That being said, the toxicity of social media is largely exaggerated. It depends a lot on you and how you hand...
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March 7, 2021

Inspiration around the corner

If you need inspiration for greatness today, search no more and read this. Chan Hon Meng is the Chef and founder of Hawker Chan, a street-food restaurant in Singapore. What's so special about him, you're wondering? Chef Chan Hon Meng's street restaurant is a one-star Michelin, and that's probably the world's cheapest Michelin-starred m...
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March 6, 2021

What if?

I speak a lot about regrets, or, more precisely, about the importance of having no regret. When a wannabe-entrepreneur tries to figure out if he should start his project or not, he weights a bunch of criteria like the investment it takes, the fear of losing your current job and its reliable stream of stable revenues, the family or the ...
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March 5, 2021

Sharing some of my experience

If you speak French, I have been invited to The Crazytivity Podcast to share part of my journey as an entrepreneur. If you plan to move from France to the United States, and build your company here, there are probably a few of my mistakes you want to hear about so you can avoid these and make new ones 😁 The video is here and again, it'...
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March 4, 2021

Is it too late?

I've been blogging since blogs were a thing. Back in the days, we were not building audiences to then monetize them, we were simply sharing our knowledge, experiences, feelings. The Internet world was so much simpler... and nonjudgemental. A few weeks ago, Twitter has acquired Revue and I saw that as an opportunity to start my blog tur...
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