Politics Is The Opposite Of Entrepreneurship

There seems to be one main similarity between politics and entrepreneurship; they both try to create change.  However, the methodologies that they use to make change happen couldn't be more different. Politics may seem like the older brother of entrepreneurship, but when you inspect politics close up it seems more like that unsightly Uncle, who… Continue reading Politics Is The Opposite Of Entrepreneurship

Thalesian Principles And Why More People Should Start Startups

The purpose of this blog post is to illustrate how startups are different from traditional businesses, but also why more people should start a startup. What's A Startup??! There is a misconception that any business "is a startup".  In fact most businesses are not startups. Is that corner store a startup? Is a website that… Continue reading Thalesian Principles And Why More People Should Start Startups

Everyone Should Be On Statins!

This is the mantra of the medical profession. When I am seeing patients basically every man over the age of 60 and every woman over the age of 75 is advised to be started on a statin.  The algorithms on my computer (anyone with a QRISK2 score over 10% is advised to start on a… Continue reading Everyone Should Be On Statins!

Why Your Family Doctor Tells You To Go Away And Take Paracetamol/Tylenol

This post may get a little heavy on theory and scientific jargon.  Possibly one of the reasons why there are often so many disagreements between patients and physicians. Introduction I was having dinner yesterday evening with some friends.  At the table there were a group of doctors, a computer scientist, a technical consultant and a… Continue reading Why Your Family Doctor Tells You To Go Away And Take Paracetamol/Tylenol