Most of us nowadays do knowledge work. This is the type of work which doesn't need much physical strength, but relies more on mental ability. People who carry out knowledge work gain more knowledge as they do their work. Therefore as new knowledge accumulates the nature of the original work continually changes. There are a… Continue reading You & Your Organisation Should Always Be Changing
A few milliseconds is what sets a winner apart from a loser in a race. All that training comes down to a fraction of a second When you look at a linear graph, are you looking at a straight line, or are you looking at an exponential curve really close up? Is the red line… Continue reading Be 3% Better
Entrepreneurs solve problems the thinking goes. What's not often talked about though is that solving a big problem often entails having to fix a bunch of smaller "meta problems". If you ask people what Uber does, most would say it's an app to order a taxi. Sure it is, but Uber also solves a bunch… Continue reading Meta Problems
There's something unique about the business of medicine. In a traditional business such as a burger joint, if you have more customers and sell more burgers, then the restaurant owner will make more money. But in medicine, the more patients a clinic sees and the more patients a hospital serves, the less money they often… Continue reading The Business Of Medicine
It is said that when Archimedes jumped in to have a bath, he realised that the volume of water that was displaced was equal to the part of his body that he submerged. When he had this insight Archimedes jumped out of the bath screaming "Eureka! Eureka!". In my experience, this is the complete opposite… Continue reading Eureka!
Often people who want to start a business go away and sit in a cafe (by them self), think of an idea (by them self), think of a business plan (by them self) and figure out how they are going to "scale up" and "disrupt" their industry (all by them self). During the course of… Continue reading Scaling Down
There's something repulsive about professional critics. Whether it's a music critic or a food critic I hate them. I know I'm not the only one who feels this way. There's something obscene about a creator busting their ass off to make something special, only to be judged and critiqued by a no good for nothing… Continue reading Hater’s Gonna’ Hate