The Same Kind Of Average

In school or university, most people are average (by definition) and most people want to be like each other. Interestingly enough most people who go out and accomplish big things aren't necessarily below average, average or even above average when compared to other people in a traditional setting. The difference is that these people don't… Continue reading The Same Kind Of Average

The Right Size

Why is it that no one ever says that Cambridge University should "scale" to serve more people or "disrupt" the education system*?  Does anyone really think that Cambridge University should start a "franchise" and open up shop all across England or America? Why is it then that when people look at their own businesses "growth" and… Continue reading The Right Size

*Scaling Cambridge University

Why doesn't Cambridge University scale and open up in different parts of the country?  Modern technology would allow all lectures to be uploaded to YouTube and the curriculum could also be uploaded for everyone to read in a pdf format. When I was in medical school I had a sneaking suspicion that my University actually… Continue reading *Scaling Cambridge University

Are You Stupid, Mature Or Brave?

The only thing between where you are now and where you want to be are a series of hurdles. Few people overcome these hurdles to reach the goal. Few people push through to become the person they want to become. Stupid people start something while full well knowing, from the very beginning, that they're never… Continue reading Are You Stupid, Mature Or Brave?

Why Your Degree Is Useless, Why The Company You Work For Is Full Of Idiots & Why Nothing Works!!!

It seems that further education is not producing productive graduates with a valuable skill set.  As a result, young graduates are not able to find jobs and a lot of them are having to do unpaid internships. Just the other day when I was out for dinner I had a quick chat with a waitress. … Continue reading Why Your Degree Is Useless, Why The Company You Work For Is Full Of Idiots & Why Nothing Works!!!

Characteristics of An Entrepreneur

I promised myself a while ago that I wouldn't ever write this kind of essay until I become a  really successful entrepreneur myself.  However, I feel that I've changed my opinion regarding this.  I grew up surrounded by really successful entrepreneurs and as a startup founder, often surrounded by other startup founders there are some… Continue reading Characteristics of An Entrepreneur

Self Development

When I was 13 I started my first band.  From the age of 10 I was really into rock, heavy metal and any other guitarcentric genre of music.  One of the teachers at my school heard one of our songs and asked what type of music we were playing.  I responded; "We play neo-classical, speed,… Continue reading Self Development