We've all been in a situation where we’ve no idea what we want and where to go. And that’s ok. Setting meaningful and reasonable goals was never easy, and the pandemic and now a war in Europe can make long-term goals feel pointless — but setting them now is as important as ever. Let’s break down what good goals are like and how to set them like an entrepreneur.
In the last decade, AVP has changed a lot, and so has entrepreneurship education in general. As AVP turns ten years old, co-founder and co-director Kalle Airo tells the story of how Aalto Ventures Program grew from a potluck party to the education unit it is now.
We should never forget to take care of ourselves and our well-being, but it’s essential during crises and stress. In this post, AVP teacher Lidia Borisova shares four concrete tips for better mental health based on the Good Life Engine mindset.
Sometimes we become better in our profession by doing something seemingly totally different. Meri Kuikka, one of AVPs teachers, audited for a role at a theatrical production company, and has since felt more comfortable on any stage — whether acting or teaching.
17 Mar 2022
Like any human activity, thinking can be methodically improved. According to Lauri Järvilehto, one of the most powerful ways to develop your thinking is to learn to use thinking tools — a group of methods and practices that helps you navigate the multi-layered wonderland of your own mind.
24 Feb 2022
In early 2022, Aalto Ventures Program enabled three students to participate in an intense learning experience in Berkeley, California. The students came back with not only new skills but also with a different way of looking at entrepreneurship. AVP asked them to write about their experience and share some of the most important lessons.