HOW TO FRAME OPPORTUNITIES

Founders are never short on opportunities. For the most part, however, opportunities are red herrings. Here's how to assess each opportunity in less than 5 minutes.


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MENTORING FROM ZERO TO ONE

One of the most satisfying parts of my work is mentoring. Here are my thoughts to a new batch of founders at H2 Ventures.


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4 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS RESPECT YOUR COMPETITION

There is never an advantage to be gained from trashing a rival. The future is never certain and you might end up with working with a competitor


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HOW HISTORY CAN HELP ENTREPRENEURS

History is easily forgotten. And whether it's ignored due to ego or unknowingly dismissed, waste is the byproduct. Here are 3 ways to make history work in your favor.


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5 STEPS TO MAKING A PODCAST WHEN YOU’RE CLUELESS

I want you to steal this approach, create a podcast and starting sharing your wisdom with the world. While they're commuting.


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3 QUESTIONS TO HELP FOUNDERS NAIL GROWTH

On any given day founders have a lot to think about, especially as their business scales. These three questions help to manage the growing pains.


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OVERCOMING VULNERABILITY THANKS TO HAIRY MACLARY

I credit Hairy Maclary and his creator, New Zealand's Dame Lynley Dodd, with helping me realise that a change was desperately needed.


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BRINGING A KNIFE TO A GUN FIGHT

Disruption comes with two inconvenient truths. The first is that it's happening every day, in every industry, in every sector. The second truth is that failure drives innovation.


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THE PYRAMIDS AREN’T AS TALL AS YOU THINK

The moral of this story is that you can reach just about anyone online.  This is an important idea when you're developing a business. It doesn't guarantee access, nor does it mean that everyone you…


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EXPECT TO BE TOLD ‘NO’ 500 TIMES BEFORE YOU MAKE A DOLLAR

Here's what I've learned after pitching investors over 700 times and running more marketing campaigns than I can remember. For every new business model you should expect to be told 'no' 500 times…


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Founder / Family Fit

Is it 'family first'? Of course it is. I recently shared my thoughts on company building on a new podcast hosted by Shu Das where he asked me about how I integrate family with entrepreneurship.…


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Advice From Mentors

Two pieces of advice stay with me each day.


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