My personal SWOT analysis

Here is my personal SWOT analysis as an example to help you perform yours.


  • Resilient and persistent character.
  • Analytical thinking and analyzing a lot of data fast.
  • Creative thinking and innovating.
  • Learning quickly and being insightful.
  • Leading people.
  • Consulting skills.
  • Communicating (writing, public speaking).
  • Extremely organized
  • Managing people and leading projects.
  • Being talented for computer technologies.
  • An eye for good design.
  • Being persuasive and selling skills.
  • Being a good person and altruistic.
  • All my competences.


  • Hard to relax and working too much.
  • Sometimes too negative and too critical.
  • Sometimes easily distracted because of curiosity and having a hard time saying no.
  • Have to regularly manage weight.
  • Sometimes very moody and not very social.
  • A little bit too egocentric.
  • English is not a native language.
  • Often going to extremes.
  • The need for being independent. Can only work with people I really respect.
  • Ironically, sometimes not very lean and agile (but becoming more and more).


  • Not being able to monetize the blog in any way.
  • Losing passion for startups that I’ve been working on for the past 10 years.
  • Unstable domestic startup ecosystem.


  • Build my own infoproducts (book, webinars, courses etc.).
  • Taking the PODIM conference to the next level.
  • Really develop internet marketing and growth-hacking skills.
  • Brainstorming internet business ideas

List of my competences

Below is the list of my most valuable competences as an appendix to my SWOT analysis.


  • VC Investing and Term Sheets
  • Lean Startup and starting a business
  • Agile Development
  • New Product Development
  • Project management
  • Personal Coaching
  • Management Consulting
  • Innovation and Innovation Management
  • Business Planning
  • Community building
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Analyzing and Market Research
  • Due Diligence
  • Business Finance
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Internet marketing
  • Personal development
  • Global paradigms and technology trends (IT)


  • Management and Leadership
  • Consulting
  • Event organization
  • Public speaking
  • Team-building
  • Team working
  • Writing
  • Visionary
  • Selling

In development

  • Growth Hacking and Lean Analytics
  • UX and Design and Photoshop
  • Python
  • Investing
  • Polishing English