Ivan Popov

128 posts 1 comments

CEO of Vipe Studio

I was once an athlete. Then a journalist. Now I am a CEO of an IT company. Still running marathons though.

CEO of Vipe Studio

I was once an athlete. Then a journalist. Now I am a CEO of an IT company. Still running marathons though.

7 Things I Learned In 7 Years of Owning a Business

We all learn from experience and since every experience is different, I believe it’s worth the mention Image by 巻(Maki) from Pixabay Wow, 7 years! Sometimes when I look back it seems like it was just yesterday when I decided to go full entrepreneur and ditch my employee career. It’s one of those decisions that are both […]

#business #experience #growth #lessons #self-improvement #Medium

Posted on: 09/26/22; Last updated on: 09/26/22;

6 Soft Skills That Are Undervalued When It Comes to Entrepreneurship

In today’s article, we’ll go beyond what’s obvious and will discuss 6 additional soft skills that you’ll find incredibly useful in entrepreneurship. Numerous times before I’ve discussed the importance of having soft skills. In fact, I truly believe they are more quintessential for success than any hard skill, merely because mastering a hard skill is […]

#development #entrepreneurship #growth #soft-skills #Advice #Personal Development & Growth

Posted on: 09/16/22; Last updated on: 09/16/22;

7 Interpersonal Changes That Managed To Help Me Both in Life and in My Career

Where there is change, there is growth Photo by Brad Starkey on Unsplash Just recently I came to think about improvement and growth. We all want to achieve them, yet not everyone is ready to face what it takes in order to climb the success ladder in life. There’s this thing with growth, both personal and professional — more often […]

#change #growth #growth-mindset #self #self-improvement #Medium

Posted on: 09/07/22; Last updated on: 09/07/22;

Climbing That Career Ladder: 4 Tips On How to Elevate Your Professional Experience

Is the thought of climbing that career ladder sound interesting to you? In this day and age, we often come across discussions that deal with our professional lives and our desire to keep moving forward. Now, more than ever, overall happiness includes feeling satisfied when it comes to your job. I’m not saying that people […]

#career #growth #professional development #promotion #Advice #Personal Development & Growth #Productivity

Posted on: 08/30/22; Last updated on: 08/30/22;

8 Frequent Yet Highly Ineffective Habits You Should Stop Right Away

In today’s article, I want to bring your attention on 8 ineffective habits that actually doom your productivity. If you’re a frequent reader, then perhaps you already know that I’m a big fan of reminiscing about what is not to be done. I mean, sure – we usually read all kinds of advice that teach […]

#growth #habits #ineffective habits #self-development #Advice #Personal Development & Growth

Posted on: 08/24/22; Last updated on: 08/24/22;

Stop Identifying With Your Weaknesses

The path to self-development really has a lot to do with transforming your weaknesses into strengths instead. Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash I’ve always found therapy to be quite amazing — you go there in desperate need to figure out your issues and traumas, yet after accomplishing so you do everything in your power to try to […]

#development #growth #self-improvement #strength #weakness #Medium

Posted on: 08/18/22; Last updated on: 08/18/22;

The 3 Core Beliefs in Having a Growth Mindset I Wish I’d Implemented Earlier

It’s only natural — if your goal is development and growth, then perhaps you need to focus on establishing a growth mindset. Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash “Interesting!”, I thought to myself years ago when I parted ways with a friend after a lunch date. They had just started this new enticing and exciting, yet challenging at times […]

#growth #growth-mindset #personal-development #self #self-improvement #Medium

Posted on: 08/12/22; Last updated on: 08/12/22;

3 Tips On Preparing Your Team For Necessary Changes

Don’t just throw what’s new in their faces — engage in little preparation instead Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash There is a structure in even the most chaotic of project management styles. We prefer order when we are about to engage with an assignment of any sort. We like it when we know what the future has […]

#change #development #growth #management #teamwork #Medium

Posted on: 08/03/22; Last updated on: 08/03/22;

5 Signs That Tell Us We Need To Improve As Developers

Sometimes landing the perfect job is only the beginning. Image by Graphic Art Sangla from Pixabay Professional development is definitely a thing. I doubt anyone out there who is successful at what they do will disagree. Yes, sometimes it’s tough to keep moving forward, but then again — in growth, we all find the wisdom to keep learning, […]

#developers-update #growth #programming #self-improvement #web-development #Medium

Posted on: 07/12/22; Last updated on: 07/12/22;

This Is the Sentence I Keep Telling Myself Whenever I Feel Down

“No one can take away your knowledge and experience!” Photo by Elisa Calvet B. on Unsplash I’m sure there were times when we all wished to just stop doing whatever we were doing and escape the over-burdening world of responsibilities, growth, and development. There’s always this constant battle between moving forward and residing in our comfort […]

#experience #growth #growth-mindset #knowledge #self-improvement #Medium

Posted on: 07/05/22; Last updated on: 07/05/22;

5 Ways We Can Use Past Mistakes As Future Success and Stop Blaming Ourselves Till the End of Time

Everyone makes mistakes, so why not teach ourselves to look at things from a different perspective? Photo by Tyler Nix on Unsplash I’m sure you’ve all heard the expression that there is no such thing as a mistake, only experience. I used to misinterpret this in my youth. You know — when we are young, we think we […]

#development #growth #learn-from-mistakes #mistakes #self-improvement #Medium

Posted on: 06/24/22; Last updated on: 06/24/22;

That Dreadful Inferiority Complex: 4 Signs You Have It + 6 Steps To Overcome It

Is catastrophic thinking your thing? Photo by Naomi Suzuki on Unsplash We are all constantly under the influence of affluent people. You know the drill — say you need that daily dose of inspiration and motivation. You go to YouTube to find this magical video that will ultimately transform you into the new successful you. It’s no surprise that […]

#growth #inferiority-complex #personal-development #self #self-improvement #Medium

Posted on: 06/13/22; Last updated on: 06/13/22;

Hard Times Are Always the Most Valuable

#experience #growth #growth-mindset #personal-development #self #Medium

Posted on: 06/09/22; Last updated on: 06/09/22;

If I Were An Employee, I Would Definitely Leave My Job For These 11 Reasons

No one should stay at a job that makes them miserable – let’s discuss some of the biggest no-nos every employee should have in mind Perhaps some of you might say: “It’s easy for him to speak, after all, he is no longer an employee!” But the key part here is “no longer”. Sure, as […]

#development #employees #employers #growth #management tactics #self-care #self-esteem #Advice #Personal Development & Growth

Posted on: 04/28/22; Last updated on: 04/28/22;

Leading Seminars – I Share 8 Crucial Benefits

It comes as no surprise that a huge part of the entrepreneur’s life sometimes is public speaking events – today let’s discuss seminars Public speaking is by no means easy. In reality, there are millions of people who absolutely dread the idea of showing up in front of a crowd. I’m sure you’re well aware […]

#attending seminars #business #development #growth #public speaking #seminars #Entrepreneurship #Personal Development & Growth

Posted on: 04/21/22; Last updated on: 04/21/22;

The 6 Most Common Obstacles You’ll Meet as an Entrepreneur

Be well prepared for what to expect instead of hoping for positive experiences only Photo by Sebastian Herrmann on Unsplash Don’t get me wrong — I love the magic in the entrepreneurial world. But just like any other exceptional adventure, entrepreneurship comes with pros and cons, and there are plenty of obstacles and difficulties that need to be […]

#business #entrepreneurship #entrepreneurship-ideas #growth #obstacles #Medium

Posted on: 04/13/22; Last updated on: 04/13/22;

28 Daily Hacks for Boosting Productivity

Certainly, we all can benefit from enhancing our productivity on a daily basis – I share with you 28 hacks that work wonders. Here is the thing – I’m sure we all can benefit from 36 hours daily at our disposal. But until we witness those time-changing events, we certainly have to adjust what we […]

#development #growth #meantal health #productivity #work #Advice #Personal Development & Growth

Posted on: 04/06/22; Last updated on: 04/06/22;