Inventions Entrepreneurs are waiting to read about – Invention 2 – Deal Probability Scanner

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

My Target is to have no Goals

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

Inventions Entrepreneurs are waiting to read about – Invention 1- Pin Prick Interview

   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

Entrepreneurial Passion Diseases

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

The Three Entrepreneurial Points of Failure

In 2009 two academics, Parker and Van Praag showed how the status of entrepreneurship in your peer group had a massive influence on whether you would or would not choose entrepreneurship as your “career” choice. When entrepreneurship is seen as cool, and your friends exalt the entrepreneurial life, you are most likely going to dabble… Continue reading The Three Entrepreneurial Points of Failure

The Uber for…CABOS is the enemy of TUF, and whats this thing called Intralancers?

The Uber for… The Uber for hairdressers, the Uber for chefs, the Uber for auto-mechanics, the Uber for strippers and the list goes on. There is a more and more predictable trend emerging at the various Pitch Competitions I am requested to judge. Without fail, there will be The Uber For…. (TUF…) in the lineup. A… Continue reading The Uber for…CABOS is the enemy of TUF, and whats this thing called Intralancers?