At the age of 12, I read Dr. Philip Kotler’s Marketing Management, which helped me realize that society can be improved through business. In that moment, I decided to either become a marketing specialist or run my own company. Seven years later, I founded my first company and began a journey in which I made nearly all the mistakes one can make while running a startup.
I’ve since started two more companies, got a Master of Science in Strategic Marketing and spent some years in corporate positions. I’ve always enjoyed fixing things and challenging myself. Once an opportunity to disrupt fashion e-commerce came up, I quit my well-paid corporate job in banking and moved to Copenhagen to start EasySize.
I now try to follow a few simple rules that help me become a better entrepreneur. First, never stop learning. Whether it’s listening to podcasts or reading articles and books, try to learn something new everyday to become an expert in your field. Second, surround yourself with right people. Don’t be the smartest person in the room, and instead choose people who can motivate you and push your limits. Finally, work hard to achieve great things!