The importance of trust between startup founders and investors
Most startup founders have an uncanny ability to suspend disbelief when it comes to the future of their venture. They’re always in sales... Read More
There’s no room for ego driven Machiavellians in your startup team
One of the key drivers of an effective startup is the alignment, collaboration and shared values of the team. There is no room... Read More
Why should anyone be led by you?
Why should anyone be led by you? This is a great question for self-reflection for any leader, focused on your leadership identity, values... Read More
The new tech startup landscape: the impact of Trump as POTUS
On January 20, 2017, we will bid farewell to the first African-American President, a man of vision, integrity, dignity and generous spirit, and... Read More
Brexit and the oxymoron of political leadership: why should anyone be led by you?
On a recent Friday morning, I awoke shocked like many to find that UK electorate had chosen to exit the EU. As an... Read More
The rise of the digital business model in the on-demand economy, and the demise of The Independent newspaper
The final print edition of The Independent newspaper went on sale Saturday, ending its 30-year appearance on British newsstands. A poignant wrap-around front... Read More
Recruit high potentials who have a purpose for your startup
Having a team of high potential people is the greatest asset you can have to build a startup business. When you pitch investors,... Read More
We sit in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
England completed their fixtures on Saturday and exited the World Cup. It was a massive let down and a glazed Stuart Lancaster looks... Read More
Set your inner voice to ‘authentic’
I was at an RSPCA Summer Open Day on Saturday, the lure of a glass of home made lemonade and ginger cake for... Read More
How to be a trusted leader: a response to the agenda of power, corruption & pies – FIFA’s deficit of trust in football
Generations of top-ranking FIFA officials have engaged in ‘rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted’ corruption which has poisoned world football for decades, it was claimed... Read More