It's ok for people to not agree with you. However, if someone doesn't agree with you but then goes on to say exactly what every other sheep would say then that means you're talking to a fool. When talking to people who are brain-damaged in the same way, realise that they're thoughts have been hijacked.… Continue reading Brain-Damaged In The Same Way
A great meal in Paris... One of the best things about spending a week in Paris is getting to experience some really great food. A simple way of knowing if a place is worth visiting is by simply walking inside and listening carefully to the customers. Are they speaking French? If they are, then you'll… Continue reading Avoid The Tourist Trap
Most enterprise software incumbents deliver a suite of products. You want to use one bit of their product? Well your only option is to buy it all. Incumbents predicate their success on this model. It's the way they got to the top and that's how they want to keep it. They like to work in… Continue reading Variables For Enterprise Software
Think carefully before starting your business about a product that has the potential to grow into many different areas and eat away at the large incumbent businesses. Create a hyper focused niche product that can solve a problem for a lot of people, but not so many people that an incumbent organisation would be interested… Continue reading Disruption In Three Simple Steps
As I head back to London for my week off, I reflect on last weeks events. It’s been a weird, “set back” week, as I like to call it, where things haven’t turned out quite as … Source: Call of duty
Here's how to overcome shame, which is the biggest killer of your dreams and aspirations: "I'm not going to be ashamed of who I am and what I care about. If it's not for you, you're a non believer." Shun the non believers. Move on. "This is me, this is what I believe in and… Continue reading Shame
When you're working hard to meet that deadline and hating every second of it. Call that stress. When you're working hard to achieve something you really care about and love every second of it. Call that passion.