Thanks to technology, (relative) peace and historic levels of prosperity, we’ve turned our culture into a crystal palace, a gleaming… Read more Growth is messy and dangerous. Life is messy and dangerous.
Some of the most successful people I know have one trait in common. They are consistent. I’ve struggled with this… Read more Just do it, then do it again…
You’re at your business-school reunion. Everyone’s bragging about how successful they already are — and trading lies about what they’re… Read more Release Your Ideavirus
You work at one, or the other. At the lab, the pressure is to keep searching for a breakthrough, a… Read more Is your business a lab or a factory?
How many of you wish that having a baby came with a set of instructions. Babies don’t come with a… Read more Moms make the best entrepreneurs
… and that’s the problem. I was shopping for a photo frame and there were thousand colors and designs to… Read more “It’s completely up to you”
Ntsoaki, Vuyi and Kamo have known each other since high school. They were in the same class, did the same… Read more Start-up Stories: Ntsoaki, Vuyi and Kamo – The Story of a Catering Partnership Gone South.
One guy who was friend of mine years ago ran a hotel in Mpumalanga, South Africa and *Mpho Kani had… Read more Start-up Stories: Mpho Kani – The Story of the No-List
When confronted with a new idea, do you: 1. Consider the cost of switching before you consider the benefits? 2.… Read more 13 warning signs of defending the status quo
Often we consider an opportunity based on how easy it is. The problem with this analysis is that if it’s… Read more Easy vs. do-able vs. impossible