Meet the strangers you’ve always known

I hate networking. Hate it. Traditional networking is contrived, it’s skewed towards the established players in the ecosystem, and it is more about power and hierarchy than breadth. As a…

Being scared of new stops everyone growing

The current trend seems to be talking about entrepreneurship and innovation as things anyone can do. Not true. There is an elephant in the room when we talk about this –…

Not everyone can do new

There is a notion becoming more and more strong that everyone can be an entrepreneur or an innovator. Not true. To really do something new, a person needs a particular…

Just doing it – Don’t hold back, move to a new city.

If you told 2010 me that 2015 me would be happy living in Australia’s biggest city I would have called you bonkers (amongst other things). Moving to a new city…

Start-ups want understanding, not (conditional) handouts

This is something that makes me more angry than it probably should, but I see it holding back innovation and great ideas. The conditional support of start-ups. I’m not talking…

Why no one should know what your best idea is, was or will be

There are very few of us out there who don’t like to receive recognition and praise for their achievements. Even if it is just a “thanks” and a pat on…


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