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Our Team: The story and how it works Oct 20, 2017

Having great people means nothing if you are not building a great culture that allows everyone to flourish in it. And we are doing our best to continue building such a culture based on the learnings and experiences of the team.

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Open Positions at Ideas2life Oct 20, 2017

Here yee, here yee. We have new open positions at Ideas2life. And we have lots of them :) And we are pretty damn excited about it. Our team has grown a lot over the last 12 months – from 5 people to 15, and our goal is to grow...

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Onboarding new team members Sep 19, 2017

It’s important to create a really good first day experience for the new members of the team. A well planned, productive first day is a sign of respect, sets expectations and provides a nice preview of the future. Note to self: This is one of the areas that we can...

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Building Good Habits: Meditation Sep 13, 2017

The 3 best habits I have developed over the last decade or so are Meditating, Listening to Audiobooks (and podcasts) and Booking time to go into slow thinking mode. On the other hand, I have gloriously failed in getting myself in shape and exercising regularly, while the jury is still...

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A peek behind the curtain of our hiring process – how we do it at Ideas2life Sep 05, 2017

When people ask me what it is that we are doing at Ideas2life I always say we are building a great team.   Yes we have built AtYourService and Foody but the most important thing we are building is a team of great people, that is learning how to...

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In analytics, simple is usually awesome Aug 28, 2017

Yet we all spend 95% of our analytics time trying to go from simple to completely overcomplicated, without stopping to ask the question…   Is it fucking worth it?   This blog is about one of the dead simple models we use at foody, which is actually awesome. I...

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The even darker side of constant distraction Aug 22, 2017

In my last blog I talked about how constant distraction is the new normal, examined different situations and explained how we have created a structure as a team to handle them. If you haven’t read it yet I suggest you do it as the following thoughts are based on it....

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Working at Ideas2life is a disease Aug 04, 2017

Please allow me to briefly mention the story of how I joined Ideas2life and found myself being tied, for the years to come, with the team. Some months ago I was in search of a new job for numerous reasons, one of them was the fact that it felt...

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Balancing a Maker’s and a Business Schedule Jul 25, 2017

It would be really horrible though if we added great people to the team, but never allowed them the time to go into the slow thinking – creative mode. That’s something that has been central to our team culture from day one, as we tried to build strong communication channels....

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My first few months at a startup Jun 27, 2017

Being a millennial in Cyprus today, you know that there are certain life and career paths you are expected to follow. These are usually “predetermined” for you in a way, not only by your parents but the island’s society in general. Usually this path consists of graduating from university...

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New feature evaluation at foody – baffling results May 19, 2017

On the 3rd of April (2 weeks before Easter) we released a new page at foody that showed all the fasting dishes in one single page.  This is a feature that was suggested to us many times since we first launched, and quite frankly we were very excited to...

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Startup Weekend random thoughts May 11, 2017

As you probably know this weekend we had a Startup Weekend in Nicosia and it was quite good.  I personally got a lot of energy from the newcomers, sent a lot of hopefully helpful thoughts their way (ok I confused them) and had a chance to catch up with...

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Summer 2017 Internships May 04, 2017

Working with Great people is our passion at Ideas2life (the team behind AtYourService and Foody). Our goal is to have the most hard working, fast learning, dedicated people who thrive when working in teams join our team. The team aspect is really important and if you are interested to know more about our item I suggest that you...

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Office Administrator for foody.com.cy Jan 20, 2017

We are looking for an awesome person to join our team (the Ideas2life team which has created AtYourService and foody).   The new team member will work on foody and the main responsibilities will be to:  Create the menus of new restaurants that join foody  Communicate with restaurants and make improvements on their menu and the ordering...

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Looking for great web developers to join our team Dec 01, 2016

If you constantly find yourself thinking "is this the best way I can build this, but at the same time you have the ability to be practical when you find yourself going down a rabbit hole and say "fuck it – i m moving forward even though i don't...

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