Whilst sitting at Heathrow Airport last week trying to catch up on some emails, I heard a loud panicky scream. It was the scream of a little two and a half year old boy who had lost his mommy. The sense of panic in his voice and in his eyes really pushed my buttons, to the… Continue reading Mommy help me, I am lost on my entrepreneurial journey
Cut through the CrAPP I must be old, I must be old fashioned. Because I just don’t get this app explosion. I recently spent some time at a digital conference in Cape Town, where I was surrounded by young, bright men and woman, many of whom were developing apps (or saying they were). “What does… Continue reading We need an App for making Apps profitable
The entrepreneurial journey is a tough one, fraught with all sorts of challenges and pitfalls. Here number 2 in a series of fantasy inventions I wish I was reading about some time soon, to help us entrepreneurs along the way. (All names, company names and organisation names mentioned in the future technews report below are fictitious) Marvin… Continue reading Inventions Entrepreneurs are waiting to read about – Invention 2 – Deal Probability Scanner
There is a place, a dark dark place that exists beyond our physical and mental limits. It’s a place beyond despair, beyond exhaustion, beyond any place we ever thought we could exist. I call it Entrepreneurial Space, a place without oxygen, without gravity. It’s a place where you cannot breath, a place where your efforts… Continue reading What is Blue Heart?
My mentor once told me that entrepreneurial success was 99% psychology. I’m not sure what the other 1% is, perhaps its hard work, perhaps its good luck. The point he was trying to make is that managing your mindset, and that of others, is the difference between success and failure. Managing self doubt, managing your confidence or… Continue reading My Target is to have no Goals
The entrepreneurial journey is a tough one, fraught with all sorts of challenges and pitfalls. Here is a series of fantasy inventions I wish I was reading about some time soon. (All names, company names and organisation names mentioned in the future technews report below are fictitious) Marvin Draper Reporting for Technews Its no longer… Continue reading Inventions Entrepreneurs are waiting to read about – Invention 1- Pin Prick Interview
Much has been written on the importance of passion in our entrepreneurial journey. Entrepreneurial gurus and entrepreneurs alike, will tell you that without passion, our entrepreneurial journey is less likely to succeed. With passion, those dark days are more likely to result in a decision to persist, rather than a decision to raise the white flag… Continue reading Entrepreneurial Passion Diseases