06 Jan 2022

Staying productive when working from home

Having now worked from a office home since 2004, I bring together my thinking on this topic here and share a number of strategies that may help you remain productive and effective when working at home or alone....

Category : Blog

30 Oct 2021

How to quickly test your business idea without spending a fortune

It can be an exciting time when you identify an opportunity for a new business or technical innovation. However, there is a big difference between a good idea and a great idea, being one that will have traction and be able to take significant market share....

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30 Mar 2021

What's your founder superpower? Super steps to rescue your startup and get funded

As a visionary entrepreneur, you bring unique insight and expertise to your venture. But no founder is equipped to defeat every super villain that threatens to thunderbolt their startup baby. This is why its crucial early on to identify your preferred focus in the business, and then surround yourself with people that have the skill-sets you may lack....

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06 Jul 2020

Startups are hard. 92% fail. Stack the odds in your favour.

A startup is a business designed for high growth. The most comprehensive study to date, by the Startup Genome Report Extra on Premature Scaling assessed 3,200 high growth web/mobile startups. This study reports 92% failed within 3 years....

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05 Mar 2019

Feed your creative creature with boredom, selfishness and emotion

We all have a creative creature hiding inside. However, her elusive nature means that accessing original work can often be difficult. So instead of following a recipe to creativity, lets explore some unconventional approaches: boredom, emotional intensity, selfishness, no goals and Intermittent Luddism (blocking technology)....

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03 Apr 2018

Co-working: Why you should switch your home-office for a shared space

Being new to Melbourne, I decided to try out a few of the co-working spaces across town. Initially skeptical if any real work could be achieved in these spaces, I have been surprised to discover just how great co-working can be....

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