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A different kind of co-founders.

  I was sitting in the living room, finishing off my dinner, when I looked at the clock and realised it was time to get glamed up. I was invited to a colleagues birthday party that Saturday. Going to a party and just knowing one person is a challenge even for an extrovert.  Her place was really cute, tall ceilings and wooden floors. There was food and drinks, it was a party after all. I got introduced to Ksenia, she was a friend of the birthday girl. She was in consulting at the time too, naturally we had a lot to talk about. She had traveled to Düsseldorf, all the way from Munich, just to attend the party. I was impressed...

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What would you do if you weren't afraid? - How I overcame fear and started Corner Office

It was early 2016 and I had heard the buzz about Sheryl Sandbergs book: Lean In, which actually came out 2013, it just took a while to reach Germany.  Tom had gifted it to his mother and once she had read it, she took the promotion they had been offering her for while.  When I heard that, I went to buy the book immediately. I read it cover to cover and one sentence resinated with me.  At the time, I was in management consulting and I wanted to start my own business. I wanted to do and learn more, outside of my daily job. In consulting it is frowned upon to have a side hustle, because the little time left on the weekends...

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