Ivan Popov

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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.

A Quick Fix About How To Stop Feeling Bad Instantly

I’m spitting it out right from the start-stop comparing yourself to others. Photo by Jason Dent on Unsplash Have you ever wondered what were the happiness levels of people years ago? Here’s a quick hint: research states that people were a lot happier and more content with their lives in 1957 than today. In brief, the research states […]

#comparison #fulfillment #happiness #influencers #self #Medium

Posted on: 09/14/22; Last updated on: 09/14/22;

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;

Ready, Set, Do! — Or How Counting to Three Can Actually Benefit Your Life

Ready, Set, Do! — Or How Counting to Three Can Actually Benefit Your Life What if we all could just count to three and get ourselves going? Well, we can try. Photo by Maxime Horlaville on Unsplash I think we all can agree that delaying and postponing are everyone’s pet peeves. I remember back in the days I had such […]

#improvement #proactivity #productivity #productivity-hacks #self #Medium

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

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;

Don’t Underestimate The Power of the Lunch Break — Here Are 5 Tips On How to Spend It

Don’t Underestimate The Power of the Lunch Break — Here Are 5 Tips On How to Spend It Sometimes your lunch break may turn out to be the most important part of your work day Photo by Wasa Crispbread on Unsplash We all know how it goes. Work, work, work. Every day, all day. This goes along both for employees […]

#lunch #lunch-break #self #work #work-life-balance #Medium

Posted on: 08/09/22; Last updated on: 08/09/22;

Sometimes Saying “No” Is The Ultimate Path to Self-Improvement

It has a lot to do with creating healthy boundaries — you’ll definitely need it toward self-improvement. Photo by Florian Schmetz on Unsplash My usual article subjects have to do a lot with entrepreneurship, management, and owning a business. I’ve shared many thoughts and ideas regarding those topics but there is yet another I’d like to focus my […]

#personal-growth #progress #saying-no #self #self-improvement #Medium

Posted on: 08/05/22; Last updated on: 08/05/22;

13 Ways To Kickstart Your Day in the Mornings

It’s true — the way we begin our day greatly impacts our mindset for the next twelve hours. Photo by Tim Foster on Unsplash Some time ago I began my journey in mindset research. I know you’re probably thinking that we all are already surrounded by tons of information about energy, the law of attraction, having the proper attitude, […]

#development #mental-health #morning #morning-routines #self #Medium

Posted on: 07/13/22; Last updated on: 07/13/22;

Why I Think Running Improves My Life

With each step I take, I run toward my goals and run away from what’s long gone. Photo by Jenny Hill on Unsplash As the sun rises above the city buildings, I open my eyes and take a deep breath, reminiscing on what the day is about to bring. I stretch in my bed. I can’t remember when […]

#mental-health #running #self #self-awareness #sports #Medium

Posted on: 07/04/22; Last updated on: 07/04/22;

What Actually Stays Behind Habit-Building + 3 Steps for Successfully Maintaining One

Perhaps you need to implement some newly acquired habits for your future growth and development? Photo by Prophsee Journals on Unsplash Chances are if you are determined to go down the road of development and success, you’ve likely already expressed interest in habit-building. It doesn’t really matter if you want to be the next successful entrepreneur, […]

#development #habit-building #habits #self #self-improvement #Medium

Posted on: 06/27/22; Last updated on: 06/27/22;

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;

Being a Web Developer: Expectations vs. Reality

Hold your horses before heading to the Maldives! artimir @ Freepik Okay, I’m pretty sure the majority of the aspiring web developers have already heard quite a lot of fairy tales regarding their future career endeavors. I’m not saying some of them aren’t true, but let’s be real: there are tons of expectations when it comes […]

#expectations-vs-reality #reality-check #self #web-developer #web-development #Medium

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

Procrastination As a Frenemy — When To Call It Quits And When To Grind

Procrastination As a Frenemy — When To Call It Quits And When To Grind We often view procrastination as a mortal sin all the time, but is it really? Photo by Acharaporn Kamornboonyarush: https://www.pexels.com/photo/photo-of-person-holding-alarm-clock-1028741/ I remember when first starting in the field of business I was absolutely convinced that grinding all the time is the key to a successful […]

#business #business-approach #procrastination #self #self-awareness #Medium

Posted on: 04/18/22; Last updated on: 04/18/22;

Ditch Work For a Day And Go on a Soul-Searching Trip

Because, really, burnout is what puts your career at risk. Photo by Dawit on Unsplash There’s no point in establishing a successful business if you are about to doom it due to burnout. I perfectly remember a specific period in my life when all I did was work and focus on professional duties. Surely this approach had brought […]

#burnout #mental-health #rest #self #self-care #Medium

Posted on: 03/18/22; Last updated on: 03/18/22;

‘Hooray, I became a CEO!’ or How Leadership Turned Out To Be 4 hours of Sleep at Night

A story about climbing the professional ladder and a major misunderstanding of what owning a company actually means Photo by Garrhet Sampson on Unsplash Well, here I am, at the peak of my teenage years, coding and developing websites for fun. While studying journalism at university I dreamt of joining some high-level newspaper media while keeping my […]

#advice #business #entrepreneurship #leadership #self #Medium

Posted on: 03/14/22; Last updated on: 03/14/22;