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När du ska och när du INTE ska bygga en mobilapp

In this blog article, which is in Swedish, I describe the pros and cons of building a web versus mobile app. I argue that the mobile app market is saturated amongst other things.

Flowby - hur vi byggde ett mobilt kösystem och fick första kunden på två månader

In this blog article, which is in Swedish, I describe my new company Flowby and what we have done in order to ship this tech product and receive our first customer - all within two months.

Att välja konsultuppdrag

In this blog article, which is in Swedish, I describe factors which can help you choose among consultant assignments or 'gigs' as media puts it. Some factors might be more important to you than others and it could for example help to create a points system.

Frilansarguiden - hur du blir frilansare

In this blog article, which is in Swedish, I lay out the 17 steps to becoming a self-employed freelancer. I call it the 'Freelance guide'. It is particularly adapted for tech consultants, but could also be useful for freelance photographers, for example.

Möt frilansarna

In this blog article, I interview lots of different freelancers within tech. I do this to show the depth and width of our different backgrounds, expertise and personalities in order to inspire other tech talents to become freelancers and bring attention to our very existence.

Vad är en konsult, frilanskonsult och egenföretagare?

In this blog article, which is in Swedish, I account for what a consultant, freelance consultant and self-employment is. This is important to understand in order to grasp all of my other articles. I do this because I want the market to become transparent, clear and have lower thresholds. :)

Success stories & feedback

In this blog article, I display a few of the success stories and feedback I have received from my readers. Some who even have become freelancers and self-employed after having read my articles! I am extremly proud and thankful for your feedback! :)

HIRING TECH TALENTS AIMING TO BECOME SELF-EMPLOYED! STARTING SALARY: 50 000 SEK

In this blog article, we are introducing our new concept called "The 1 Year Freelance Deal". The hope is that it will challenge and disrupt the whole IT consultancy market in Stockholm :)

SELF-EMPLOYED WITHIN 1 YEAR - THE NEW TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT FOR TECH TALENTS

In this blog article, I explain the motivations and the analysis behind "The 1 Year Freelance Deal". We want to be completely transparent so we publish our whole business model for everyone to see. :)

What is an MVP (minimum viable product) and how do you build it?

In this blog article, I explain what an MVP is and how to build it, but also what to keep in mind in a technical MVP as well as the benefits of MVPs in general. I offer a couple of examples from my work and real life and explain why I am a huge fan of the MVP approach compared to the traditional approach. :)

List of brokers / Lista på konsultmäklare i Stockholm [only available in Swedish]

There are many aspiring freelance consultants who have contacted me and asked if I have any tips on consulting brokers within IT and especially within systems development in Stockholm. Therefore, I have here published the most complete and updated list that I know based on my own research. I want to inspire and inform others about freelancing and I see no point in hiding this kind of information from each other. I want to wish everyone good luck in becoming or being a freelancer out there! :)

Job advertisement - UI/UX-designer to exciting 1 week assignment

We are searching for a UI/UX-designer to join our startup for an one week assignment. It is me and two other founders who have set the goal of beating some of the biggest players in the digital arena within a certain niche. We will always put our customers first and we will not sleep until we have reached our goal. Are you ready to join us in our quest and to make a difference in people’s everyday life? I have written this job advert in my role as the CTO and with the pursuit of finding a first UI/UX-designer to join us. Please share and help spread the word :)

Job advertisement - Full-stack developer to startup

We are searching for a full-stack developer to join our startup. It is me and two other founders who have set the goal of beating some of the biggest players in the digital arena within a certain niche. We will always put our customers first and we will not sleep until we have reached our goal. Are you ready to join us in our quest and to make a difference in people’s everyday life? I have written this job advert in my role as the CTO and with the pursuit of hiring a first developer. Please share and help spread the word :)

A small business owner's thoughts in the Corona crisis

In this blog article, as a small business owner, I share my thoughts in the Corona crisis. I explain why I believe that Sweden's criticized approach in this crisis shows both a beautiful belief in humanity and that Sweden is one of the very few countries which are protecting their citizens' fundamental rights in these challenging times. I also give my input to the "end-date"-debate and explain why we must have a trial-and-error approach to finding a measure which will actually slow the pace at which the virus is spreading. Finally, I state what positive effects might come out of this crisis on the other side. For example, by putting a final end to the status quo of face-time in the office space as well as increasing the actual use and the pace of the digitalization.

Att göra sin egen årsredovisning som nybliven egenföretagare [only available in Swedish]

In this blog article, which is in Swedish, I write about the process of doing your own yearly statement as a business owner in Sweden (årsredovisning). I am not familiar with how to run a business outside of Sweden, but I can imagine that it is quite complex, so unfortunately I can only account for the Swedish conditions and thus the article is only in Swedish. Finally, I offer my advice regarding the different posts and numbers in the yearly statement that I have found tricky.

Anställd vs frilanskonsult - en jämförelse i siffror [only available in Swedish]

In this blog article, which is in Swedish, I explain to the reader what the objective differences are between being hired vs feelancing as a consultant within the IT sector. I am not familiar with how to run a business outside of Sweden, but I can imagine that it is quite complex, so unfortunately I can only account for the Swedish conditions and thus the article is only in Swedish. I argue that I believe that it is quite odd that so few are freelancing and that the consultancy companies are growing so rapidly. Finally, I offer my advice to anyone who is interested in walking down the path of running your own company as a freelance consultant instead of being hired as one.

Att bygga en egen dator [only available in Swedish]

In this blog article, which is in Swedish, I tell the reader about my experience of building my own computer. I showcase my build and my components and motivate my choices. I offer the reader my tips and tricks on the subject and leave the reader with an invitation to add me on Steam in order to start gaming together.

Tre snabba tips till dig som vill starta eget företag [takes you to businesswomen.se]

In this blog article, which is in Swedish, I give you three quick tips to think about when starting your own company. This is a collaboration piece with businesswomen.se and I am guest blogging on their behalf. I write about the importance of execution and not being afraid of communicating, pitching and sharing your ideas. In particular, I believe aspiring business founders should try to have a clear nisch, prioritize their time and dear to go full out and exhaust the possibilities.

Starka kvinnor att beundra och inspireras av [takes you to businesswomen.se]

In this blog article, which is in Swedish, I talk about my admiration for six very different Swedish women. This is a collaboration piece with businesswomen.se and I am guest blogging on their behalf. I write about the importance of expressing and formulating your admiration. In particular, I motivate why these six women inspire me daily.

Téamo - hur vi gick från idé till första kunden på två månader [takes you to ehandel.se]

In this blog article, which is in Swedish, I talk about my tea business Téamo. This is a collaboration piece with ehandel.se (which is one of Sweden's biggest e-commerce sites) and I am guest blogging on their behalf. The reader will understand the struggles that we have faced when we started Téamo, how we overcame these obstacles and what we have learnt from it.

Jag har sagt upp mig - vad gör jag nu? [takes you to businesswomen.se]

In this blog article, which is in Swedish, I talk about my resignation from my previous employer. This is a collaboration piece with businesswomen.se and I am guest blogging on their behalf. The reader will understand why I quit my job, how I will employ myself in the future and what I want to do next.

Millennials i konsultbranschen - hur du lockar och behåller dem [takes you to cinode.com]

In this blog article, which is in Swedish, I talk about how you attract and keep millenials at your company within the consulting industry. This is a collaboration piece with cinode.com and I am guest blogging on their behalf. My message is that younger generations are increasingly more interested in soft factors, rather than hard, such as monetary compensation.

How did I end up with my own tea brand, Téamo?

In this blog article, I talk about me and Joakim Lustigs newly released tea brand Téamo and why we started it on a more motivational level. I talk about my urge to do something on my own, my passion for tea, my need to express my creative side, the potential in the business opportunity and more. I also leave the reader with a cliff-hanger for upcoming articles about how we actually did when we created our company.

Are you our new receptionist?

In this blog article, I describe a rather painful memory in which I am exposed to a master suppression technique (or härskarteknik in Swedish). I also reflect on my experience and talk about how I believe that we can work together to minimize such behaviour and lift each other up in order to change the workplace for the better.

OK, I've got an Engineering Degree - Now What?

In this blog article, I describe my journey from an inexperienced engineering student to a management consultant and a project leader. I describe why I chose my education, why I work with what I do, why I am in the IT sector and finally why I chose Netlight as my employer.

How Millennials Defeated the “Bad Boss” and are Changing Our Perception of Work for the Better

In this blog article, I define the "bad boss" and I explain the new needs of millennial coworkers and what managers can do to meet millennials' expectations. I also describe millennial's leadership style and argue that it is a counter-reaction to the "bad boss".

Artificial Intelligence - Beyond the Hype

In this blog article, I explain what AI is and I clarify when you should use it to solve your problem, its conditions and limitations and some practical applications. I also account for businesses' approach to AI and state that AI should not be considered an achievement in itself.



Data-driven Decision Making - Do’s and Don'ts when Designing the Business Process

In this blog article, I set the stage for the process of implementing data-driven decision making. I line up concrete actions and important concepts to know about when collecting data and turning it into actions.



THE RIGHT PRICE – AT WHAT COST?

My Master's thesis is described as: "A Multi-industry Approach in the Context of Technological Advancement"



DRIVING FACTORS OF TV HABITS

My Bachelor's thesis is described as: "A regression analysis on defined target groups in the Swedish market"