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A collection of thoughts, stories, and findings on all things entrepreneurial, from the minds of the AVP team.

Overcoming anxiety

Do you sometimes feel worried on Sunday when you are supposed to relax? Perhaps you worry about next week, your unrealized dreams and plans, and important things you never have time to do. In this post, Good Life Engine teacher Lidia shares a few practical tips on how to quit being a member of the chronic anxiety club.

Curiosity killed the cat. Really?

In English, we say that curiosity killed the cat. Paul, one of our teachers, is not sure if that's true, however. Based on his own experience, he thinks curiosity is the starting point of observing the world, learning, adjusting, and changing directions — and that it might actually save your life instead.

Accelerating the ways of thinking at Ignite

One of our team members, Aaro, took part in Ignite, a summer accelerator program at Aalto University aiming to make ideas into reality. The ten-week program is structured with weekly topics on entrepreneurship, from business validation to fundraising, but it's not just about accelerating startups. It’s truly a people accelerator.

How to make decision-making easier?

In decision-making, you never possess all the possible information — otherwise, it wouldn’t be a decision-making process but a deduction. In this post by AVP's head of education and Good Life Engine teacher Lidia, you will find some tips on approaching decision-making, especially during stressful times.