Today on Personality Profile under the entrepreneurship segment, I have on the seat, Kamil Niedźwiecki, a young and successful entrepreneur from Poland.
Karisma: Welcome Kamil Niedźwiecki
To start with, I had to pause a bit to pronounce your surname hehe!
I’d like to know, is there any special reason why most people from Poland have surnames ending with Ki?
I know of Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich, Former Arsenal Keeper Lukasz Fabianski, Jakub Błaszczykowski of Wolfsburg, among many others.
Are names like that associated with certain tribes in Poland?
Kamil: First of all I’d like to thank you for the invitation to this interview and say sorry for my English, I’m not a native speaker yet haha.
Well, that’s true that a lot of polish surnames end with ki or ka (for woman), but there is no any reason for this. I know in Russia it’s almost the same because there it ends with ky’.
And I think the most popular polish surnames are Kowalski and Nowak.
Karisma: Oh kk Isee. Your English is not bad at all, at least judging from the brief communication I’ve had with you times past. How did you learn to speak English?
Kamil: I’ve been learning English since primary school. It’s already about 13 years, but the true is that our schools are not focused on speaking but they learn the proper grammar and listening. But if you know all the tenses and the other grammar stuffs it’s easier to broke the barriers and start speaking.
Karisma: Where did you grow up?
Kamil: My hometown, Lublin is located in eastern Poland. There live about 350,000 people and this city has a huge history.
This year (2017) its celebrated 700-years of city. I really like my hometown and I recommend to visit it!
Karisma: Kk I will try to visit. Anyway, single, married or in a relationship?
Kamil: Single for this moment. I want to seize days and be responsible for just myself. I think I’m on the best time to travel and meet new people. I’m too young to be in a serious relationship.
Karisma: Interesting! Any religious affiliations: Atheist, Christian, Buddhist, Muslim?
Kamil: Christian. I believe in God, but some bad things happens in some churches.
Some priest are not the same as in generations before.
Karisma: hehe, spot on. You look tall, I’m 6’3 myself, how tall are you?
Kamil: I’m 186 cm, many polish men are tall.
But for long time many times I was the highest person in my class or group.
Karisma: Haha I’m sure you want to say tallest. 186cm is 6 foot 1. So I’m 2 inches taller than you.
Are you still schooling? Do you have a university or college educational background?
Kamil: Well, in Poland the obligatory schooling ends on High School. When you finish it you can go to a college or university.
During the last year of my high school I was so passionated about aviaton.
One day I’ve thought that I should try to study air traffic control. In 2014 I graduated High School, left Lublin and moved to a small city, where was nothing except the university.
That was so boring city, I couldn’t find anyone who were interested in online marketing etc. What else – I had wanted to move to Warsaw since I was a child. This city made me unhappy and a bit depressed person. Passion came into something what I HAD TO DO.
So after 3 months of studing I decided to leave the university and move to Warsaw.
Karisma: From the photo above, I can tell you love aviation.
When did you start the entrepreneurship lifestyle, you know, the dotcom and online investment lifestyle?
Kamil: I moved to Warsaw on New Year’s Eve 2014 to my friends’ apartment. I needed to pay for myself, for the flat, food, etc.
I didn’t want my parents’ money. I’ve been interested about online investments 2 or 3 years before, but never tried to do it.
One of my friend – Paweł had 2 years experience in MLM companies, but he had a break for a year, so in March 2015 we decided to start together doing one of the most popular revshares then. So I can say I’ve been interested in online marketing since I was 16, but I started seriously when I was 19 years old.
Karisma: So why did you not want your parents’ money at that young age?
Kamil: I didn’t want parents money because I’d like to be independent of myself. It’s easy to get money from parents but they can control your money as well. When you want to be at your own you need to be more focused on your goals.
Karisma: kk noted. Do you do this full time or you do this part time, alongside a job?
Kamil: This is full time job for me. Me and Paweł Wojnicz registered our first partnership in September 2015, then we opened our own sole traders in June 2016.
Karisma: Did you ever had to quit a job to go full time into making a living online?
Did you once had a job?
Kamil: I’ve never had a full time job before. Just a part time, for some days when I needed money.
Karisma: I know you are a maaaaaaaad risk taker hehe.
Yourself and Piotr, you guys are crazy risk takers and I like that.
You go in big with very huge cash and make your profits rapidly.
If I may ask, what/who inspired you to start online investments and marketing?
Kamil: As I said before – I’ve been interested in online marketing since I was 16, I was in High School then and couldn’t do anything serious.
Thanks of my bad university experience and my friend Paweł – I started do it. He needed some motivation and me as well. And a few weeks since I started I met Piotr.
He got awesome results and he was Polish as well.
Gave me many tips but unfortunately I didn’t have any chance to meet him in real life.
Karisma: Oh kk, thought you’ve guys have met already.
What was the first online or offline program you ventured into, be it mlm, affiliate marketing, online investment etc?
What is the name of the program you first tried your hands on?
Kamil: It was Traffic Monsoon. I had a lot of luck beacuse it the 1st serious business, and what’s the best – very successful! I made there thousands of dollars in less than a year! Still can’t believe that I had start like that.
Karisma: Great. What were some of the challenges you faced when you started?
Kamil: I had nothing to lose. People didn’t know me, I didn’t have any brand, didn’t got any website or fanpage. I know that the beginnings are the most diffcult, but then I was so motivated to build a huge team and help each person that during my 1st day I registered 16 people! Some of people might think how a young newbie, without any experience, registered 16 people in
his first day?! But I did it!
Karisma: Congrats. Permit me to ask, how much do you make per month from online investments?
Kamil: Let me not say too much, but enough to go for holidays many times per year.
I also bought my 1st apartment a month ago. I’m going to rent it.
Karisma: Nice. Have you ever lost money in an investment?
Kamil: Yes, I think each person who take a risk in investment lost money. It’s for our lessons and experiences.
Karisma: Okay let me rephrase, you sure must have lost money before because that is a common thing in entrepreneurship. I should ask this instead, how much have you lost in total in your life investments?
Kamil: One time it was 70,000 USD. And it was even this year. Unfortunatelly I was too late to withdraw it to my bank account.
It still hurts because with this amount I could buy one more apartment in Lublin or Warsaw.
Karisma: haha I know that feeling. Was that program Cryp Trade Capital?
Kamil: No it was not CTC. That was another company, which I didn’t promote.
Karisma: Kk so aside the dotcom lifestyle, what else do you do for a living?
Kamil: Well I like many things. My hobbies are swimming (I have a Lifeguard Certification), mountain climbing and I try to play some covers on piano too. But I need to take some serious lessons for that! I hate monotony, so I can do some house renovation each 2 years as well.
And if you will need a handyman to fix something – let me know! haha
Karisma: haha sure, I’ll call for you bro.
What do you think will be the price of Bitcoin on December 1st?
If you get it wrong, you’d send me 0.7 Bitcoin!
Kamil: Man, it’s too difficult to predict. When I’m not sure something I don’t say and promise that.
Karisma: lol just say you are scared about the 0.7 Btc!
If I asked you to guess for free, you’d have done that. You don’t want to give me 0.7 Btc lol.
Anyway, do you have any role model in the online marketing or investment industry?
Kamil: Of course! Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos or Jordan Belfort.
I got many Polish as well like Miron Mironiuk or Monika Wiela.
They are not so famous for many people, but they showed that when you dream about something you can do EVERYTHING to reach that. I recommend to get know their history.
Karisma: kk I know about Jeff Bezos, I’ll research on the rest.
What about life in general, any role model?
Kamil: I have many goals, but I want to stay modest.
Let me enjoy my life but I hope nobody receive my person that I’m a young-rich-selfish man.
Karisma: How old are you if you don’t mind?
Kamil: 18th October I had 22th Birthday.
Karisma: It is 22nd not 22th! lmao
That was just by the way, I mostly ask this question on this platform because I love expeditions.
I know you’ve been to USA, Mexico, Spain, what other countries have you traveled to?
Kamil: I’ve visited 21 countries already. I’ve been many times in Asia during the last 2 years.
In the UAE I’ve been 4 times. I love Dubai as a city – it shows that even on a desert you can build high skyscrapers. There everything must be the best, highest, biggest, BEST OF THE BEST.
In Thailand I’ve been three times – I really like these paradise beaches.
Except Europe, I went to Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, China, Singapore and Hongkong (which I like a lot), Kenya, Mexico and USA – my last love. You can see my travel map on my website http://kamilniedzwiecki.pl/podroze/
Karisma: Which country do you dream about traveling to, and why?
Kamil: I’m planning a trip to Japan and Korea in the beginning of 2018, but nothing is sure yet, because I’m a spontanous person and I never buy tickets more than a month before the trip.
On my wishlist are Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the dangerous” North Korea.
Karisma: lol North Korea, why? What do you want to go do over there; barber Kim Jong-un?
Kamil: I’d like to know some people who live in North Korea and see the capital there. We can’t be closed for a country or culture due the government there. I can say the same about Poland. The government is not good right now but it does not mean I don’t like my country as well. I love it!
Karisma: Good luck! Looks like you like flying to USA a lot.
The last time we had a chat, you said you were flying to the states again.
Why do you fly to the US that often?
Kamil: Three times already there during past 6 months.
Polish citizens need a visa to go to US. That’s a bit unfair, beacuse US doesn’t allow 5 EU countries use ESTA. And Poland is on this list. We need to apply for the visa and pay 160 USD to get it.
We cannot be sure if we’ll be able to cross the US border at the airport after each arrival.
Everything depends of the security guy. They ask many questions about the travel reason, family, work and money. I’ve dreamed about US many many years,
and when I got the visa in the beginning 2017 I started traveling to US as often as I can. I even did a road trip from the East to West Side this July. Me and my friends drove about 9,000 km by car from Florida to California! The best journey ever!
Karisma: You traveled to Kenya once. What was your mission there and what was the experience like?
Kamil: I met a guy from Kenya who lives and studies in Warsaw. We became good friends and he recommended me his country. I went there for holidays and I wanted to visit some villages and schools to see how people live there and I felt that I’d love to help these people.
Karisma: Cool. What do you think about Africa? Don’t be scared to say your opinion, be brutally honest.
Kamil: Kenya is beautiful, but as others countries in Africa it’s very poor. But during this trip I had a chance to meet some awesome people there. And I noticed they are usually more happy then people who live example in Europe. They share theirs happiness, smiles and they don’t complain as European people do. I think we don’t appreciate many thins and we’re not thankful for what we have.
Karisma: You have the freedom and financial security to travel to wherever you want to, buy whatever you want, work at the time you want, with no boss to tell you when to close…
This is freedom. Someday when you have kids, would you advice them to apply for jobs?
Kamil: I’d like to show them it’s never easy to make money.
Even if you earn online, you need to spend quite a lot of time and meet a lot of people to have great results.
Karisma: What do you consider as your super power?
Kamil: My super power is definitely patience!
I’m a careful and prudent person who pays attention to details.
Karisma: What is your weirdest fear?
Kamil: I don’t know if it’s the weirdest – I think it might be a problem for many people in the future. I’m afraid that I would be alone. A few years ago, when the social medias were not so popular people met and played together, in the real life. Right now we’re spending too much time with eyes on cellphones or computers.
Karisma: Truth! Who is your favourite(favorite) musician?
Kamil: It’s quite hard question. I like to explore new music and artists.
I had a period in my life that I was listening Michael Jackson, Linkin Park and Adel all the time.
Karisma: What genre of music do you listen to or enjoy most?
Kamil: Depends of a day and what I do. I like old hits 70’s and 80’s, techno, jazz an blues, some R&B and pop. I’m still updating and exploring this industry on Spotify.
Karisma: What is your favourite(favorite) meal?
Kamil: I love pastas with everything. But my mom does the best meals and cakes! All my family praise her.
Karisma: What would you watch on TV?
Kamil: I rarely watch TV but when I do it’s news and Discovery Channel.
They got great programs about buildings, ships, planes, new things and airport operations haha!
Karisma: Really… haha sounds kinda boring but that is your passion so I respect that lol
Any favourite(favorite) movie actor or actress?
Kamil: I don’t know why but I’ve been loving Sandra Bullock since I was 10.
She’s pretty for me haha!
Karisma: Hehe since 10! I see, boys and actresses!
What do you mostly do during your leisure hours?
Kamil: Walk around city and meet up with friends. During summer time there’s a great beach near Vistula river in Warsaw, where we can do BBQ and party all night.
Karisma: What will you go for between the two, Beefsteak or Grilled Chicken?
Kamil: I like chicken but beefsteak medium rare is what I like better!
Karisma: Bigos or Gołąbki?
Kamil: My mum does the best Bigos and Gołąbki! But my favorite one is Gołąbki and my Grandma’s Pierogi!
Karisma: I need to try Gołąbki!
Karisma: Samsung or iPhone?
Kamil: iPhone, because it’s hard to stop use this interface.
But I know Samsung has better phones than Apple now.
Karisma: You are now talking lol
Rice or Potato?
Kamil: Polish potatos are the best!
Karisma: hehe Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?
Kamil: Robert Lewandowski and the other polish athletes.
Karisma: Lol I understand you want to be patriotic but you and I know Lewandowski is not better than Messi nor Ronaldo. So again, I ask you, between Mesi and Ronaldo, who is your favourite?
Kamil: Well buddy, some people compare Lewandowski and Ronaldo now and say they got the same skills! I don’t have the favorite one between these two.
Karisma: Well, to me they don’t have the same skills.
Ronaldo is more athletic and does a lot of running. Lewandowski is more of a centre forward.
From the photo below, I’d just conclude that you love Messi more lol He is the best anyway!
Anyway, Do you believe in life after death?
Kamil: Yes. And I think I’ve seen my grandpa’s ghost twice.
Karisma: Oh wow!
I don’t want us to go into detail about it here.
We will have a personal chat about that.
So, what is your perception about network marketing in general, network marketers, business coaches, mlm marketing gurus, inspirational speakers and the like?
Kamil: The world is changing everyday. Network marketing gives us a great opportunity to get some connections and make extra money. Unfortunately I think it became too popular. Many people consider themselves as gurus and coaches and even they don’t have any experience.
A lot of them are just commission junkies – focuesd on others’ investments. It should be punished.
Karisma: hehe! Any word to your fans, followers, aspiring online marketers, readers of this interview…..?
Kamil: Never stop dreaming. Think what you want to do, what gives you an inspiration and happiness. Never give up, be positive and open minded. Take each opportunity, but it must be your decision! This is your life.
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