A closer look at startup metrics

Three posts in two days, what is happening!? This is actually the normal flow of my blog. I’ll remember that I should be writing on here – write a bunch of posts for a little while, then forget. Rinse and repeat. If I were to learn from my mistakes,…

Quote that I’m pondering

This morning I stumbled upon a thread that Naval Ravikant retweeted. Below is the final tweet of the thread. It’s a coincidence that I’ve actually been doing a lot of thinking on this very topic lately. I’ve been actively moving from thinking of myself and my projection on the world…

First post from my phone

I’m travelling for a bit and wanted to make it super easy to post to my blog from my phone, and for that post to be automatically tweeted etc. Sorry for the boring post but I needed to check it all worked! As for more general updates, I’m nearly…

NYT’s ‘How to be a CEO’ article

This weekend Adam Bryant from the New York Times published an interesting article, ‘How to be a CEO’, which I’d highly recommend reading. The general gist of the article is that Bryant wanted to chat with CEOs about stuff other than their businesses. And, after 525 Corner Office columns, he…

Taking the blog in a different direction

A quick post for this Saturday afternoon to let you know that I’m taking this blog in a slightly different direction. Over the past few years I’ve been fortune enough to work alongside some really great creatives, storytellers and thought leaders. This week I spent some time reflecting on…

5 lessons Richard Branson has taught me

Over the past week I’ve spent a lot of time listening and learning from Sir Richard Branson. As I’m sure you know Richard Branson (@richardbranson) is founder and chairman of The Virgin Group. He’s a world-famous entrepreneur, adventurer, activist, and business icon. He has launched a dozen billion-dollar businesses…