Mental strength. One of the core elements which isn't always talked about with startups. An extension of this would be: grit, drive and passion. These traits are often spoken of simplistically. In retrospect it's easy to say "have more grit and you'll succeed", but when you're stuck in the thick of it, everything looks and … Continue reading Veggies & Mental Strength
I was at a client meeting the other day. Everyone had narrow eyes and that look of intensity. There was a task force which needed to immediately be created to solve a massive problem. At one moment I took a step back and realized that all this negative energy was becoming an even bigger problem… … Continue reading Embrace the Struggle
"I know that I know nothing" is a famous quote by Socrates. Leonardo was of a similar viewpoint throughout his life. What does this actually mean? The more we know, the more we understand that we don't know. Let that sink in for a minute. This is a tremendously humbling feeling which I get quite … Continue reading Leonardo you fool!
Starting a company today is pretty easy – just get a domain, support it with AWS, think of a cool business, and you’re off. You’ll be rich in no time. In fact there is so much money out there now, you don’t even have to scale your business, just offer an ICO and someone will … Continue reading Passion becomes pancakes with Richard