If You Keep Doing More Stuff, You Will End Up Poorer, Less Healthy And Less Smart

Subtraction I would say that around two-thirds of the patients I see in my clinic every day have problems related to something that they are choosing to do. Chest infections caused by smoking. Back pain as a result of sitting down all day and even after work. Diabetes due to poor diet. I seem to… Continue reading If You Keep Doing More Stuff, You Will End Up Poorer, Less Healthy And Less Smart

Second Order Discovery

Introduction Second order thinking is hard.  It's not a natural way of thinking. First order thinking refers to the most simplistic method of analysis.  You can think of it as a form of thinking that most people engage in.  As most people have the same thoughts, which are automatic and go without any questioning, they… Continue reading Second Order Discovery

Your Code Is Not Your Business

When I first started my company as a non-technical founder I would often hear the phrase "your code is not your business". At first I used to nod along.  It seemed obvious to me that customers don't pay just for your app, they pay for customer support, for expertise in the field, to solve a… Continue reading Your Code Is Not Your Business

Baby Boomers Vs Millennials!! (They’re both wrong….)

I have seen this conversation played out many times.  Both in the press and in real life. The Baby Boomer generation often accuse the younger generations of being lazy, flippant with their money and devoid of the grit that is needed to succeed in life. The Baby Boomers often argue that leading a happy, financially… Continue reading Baby Boomers Vs Millennials!! (They’re both wrong….)

“Disruption” Is For Fools

Every week there seems to be a news story on how an app has been developed to "disrupt" the healthcare industry.  I despise what this term has come to mean and as soon as I hear someone say it, I know I'm speaking with a fool. "The Uber of Healthcare!" "The Amazon of prescription drugs!"… Continue reading “Disruption” Is For Fools

Artificial Un-Intelligence

Before I started my tech startup Artificial Intelligence (AI) really wasn't on my radar.  I was somewhat aware of autonomous driving vehicles, but apart from that I didn't see how AI was going to have an impact in my life. Even now when I meet with other tech entrepreneurs, the discussion surrounding AI often causes… Continue reading Artificial Un-Intelligence

Build Something A Few People Love

 "It's better to make a few people really happy than to make a lot of people semi-happy." - Paul Buchheit This is a common saying amongst tech entrepreneurs.  Successful tech entrepreneurs have noted that something which a few people really love is always better than something which only a few people merely like somewhat. This… Continue reading Build Something A Few People Love

Selling “Time”

I really think that this blog post is a must read for any business owner out there.  I was introduced to this concept a while back and it has been continually brewing in my mind.  It's totally changed my outlook on my own businesses and how other businesses operate. The big idea:  It seems that businesses nowadays… Continue reading Selling “Time”

Flattening The Bell Curve

The Bell Curve This is a bell curve and is what the world used to look like.  People used to watch the same movies and TV shows as one another, listen to the same songs on the radio as one another and even talk about the same topics as one another. Then the Internet happened.… Continue reading Flattening The Bell Curve

Two Key Things To Consider Before You Create An App

Having a software based start up is really popular.  Mainly because the costs of starting one are so miniscule.  You can literally have an idea and if you're a coder, get something up and running.  If you're not a coder then you can usually cajole someone you know into building something for you or spend… Continue reading Two Key Things To Consider Before You Create An App