Niklas Göke

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Niklas Göke

My name is Nik. I've been writing since 2014.

Somehow, I found my way to 50 million views, 50,000 email subscribers, and 500,000 monthly readers.

My work has been featured in places like Medium, Quora, Business Insider, CNBC, The Next Web, Pocket, Lifehacker, Thought Catalog & The Muse.

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