Agility is a hugely important personality trait to have when you're running a startup in a dynamic market environment. Eventhough you have a laserlike focus on making your vision come through, you can be guaranteed that things are going to happen along the way that weren't a part of the plan, and where you will… Continue reading Have you got a Plan B?
It might be a bit late for 2023 prophecies, since the year has already started. Nevertheless I wanted to share a few thoughts about what interesting things, I think - and to a large extend hope - we will see starting to materialize in the year ahead as part of growing trends, and what the… Continue reading 4 perspectives for 2023
One of the things, I have always enjoyed, is getting my hands down in the day-to-day grind of operations; ensuring that the wheels are in motion, running smoothly and any issue is dealt with in a timely manner. I absolutely love oiling the machine here and there, ensuring it spins properly. For that reason I… Continue reading Back in the engine room
Disrupting markets have for years been a formula for success for startups. Be nimbler, nicer looking and cheaper than the incumbents in your market, grow at a blistering pace whatever the costs associated with it and you will be on to doing great things taking your idea from it's inception into potentially a unicorn scale-up.… Continue reading Amplification beats disruption
There is an element of truth to the argument that when asked to make something better it is just as viable to remove something as it is to add more. Albeit harder. Having said that you need to be careful when you remove something and perhaps even cut back in the process: First of all… Continue reading Dangerous cuts
Every once in a while I look to recommend a great book, if you're looking to expand your horizon a bit. This is such a time. But the book isn't new. Far from it. I have had it for more than 10 years, but I have only gotten around to reading it now. The book… Continue reading Learn from Poor Charlie
Today marks the end of the 45th presidency in the United States of America, when the 46th president, Joseph R. Biden is sworn in. The (hopefully) peaceful transition of power will be the end of the Liar in Chief; the leader who operates by endless lies and endless bullying, destroys more than he builds and… Continue reading Liar in Chief
One of the greatest personal strengths and weaknesses is the ability to doubt yourself. It is a strength when you use it to be ambitious about your work and not just release anything for the world or just the people around you to see, just because you can but show - also in delivery -… Continue reading Good enough?