The Discovery Invest Leadership Summit happened this Wednesday and caused a lot of conversation both online, and among attendees at the Sandton Convention Centre (Johannesburg). Being my first one, I had really high expectations, and they raised the bar from the moment I arrived. Without going into too much detail about all the talks, the […]
Resistance for startups eventually subsides with time. Getting large corporate companies and clients to listen to you may take time, but it happens eventually. Don’t be surprised when you sign a deal in 5 minutes.
The Discovery Invest Leadership Summit was the first to bring Malcolm Gladwell to our shores. This year it happens on the 21st of September.
Smiling One, a nonprofit, might close in the next four days. So I started a crowdsourcing challenge for them and we invite other bloggers to take part. This post is the first in that series.
In his book Poke The Box, Seth Godin cuts through all assumptions and challenges you right from the start. He tempts you out of comfort, he calls you out, he asks you to take a stand. No contents pages, no forewords, no introductions – he just gets right into it.
The Art Of The Start by Guy Kawasaki goes in-depth about starting an entrepreneurial organization and running it successfully. It’s a book every startup should read, and one you wish you read before you started.
A blank page is quite scary. Really daunting to say the least. Well….it has been, for me, lately. Here is the thing, you want the writing to come out perfectly. To bring hundreds, if not thousands, of readers. But the real intention was never that, for me. It was to track where I was at […]
I avoid going to the bank as much as possible. Who wants to queue and get average service? Thereafter – in most instances – be told to go to “your home branch”. At least that was always my perception of banks. Until this past Saturday, that is. With the excitement of Friday night, I forgot […]
So, you wake up one morning with an idea to start your business and having high profile clients call you up all the time. Days become weeks, they turn to months and you haven’t had access to that dream client. What now? You’ve tried everything you know how and exhausted your network calling everyone who […]
Some days you get so busy, lunch becomes a distant reflection. Except those days when you actually put everything down. You leave the office and go sit somewhere. Even then, little do you expect lunch itself to make it into your conversation. What’s for lunch? So we went to a little restaurant called Tasha’s with […]