Money well spent?

A Short Story for Engineers You don’t have to be an engineer to appreciate this story. A toothpaste factory had a problem: Due to the way the production line was set up, sometimes empty boxes were shipped without the tube inside. People with experience in designing production lines will tell you how difficult it is […]

Difference between “Startup founders” and “Entrepreneurs”

I found this article clearly explains the differences and I just have the same opinion. There are more than a few falsehoods within the world of startups. Most are not worth worrying about, but some are very damaging. Some have side-effects that can ruin or kill people. Every once in a while, the debate about […]


by Conor Neill · in Decision Making, Great Presentations, Organisation Behaviour, Powerpoint, Public Speaking “We have study hall at the beginning of our meetings.” says Jeff Bezos. Staff meetings at Amazon begin with 30 minutes of silent reading. Tom T: [I like this thinking.] Jeff Bezos, Powerpoint is easy for presenter, hard for audience […]

Bullets that help your startup

When you launch a startup you need to manage all aspects of the business including the product, team, legal, finance, sales, business development, and marketing in addition to leading the company. Here I share with you a list of 13 mistakes to avoid and tips to get ahead to help you along the way. These […]

The Few Paths to Success

Step 1. Steal Underpants Step 2. ????? Step 3. PROFIT Know this meme? It’s from a South Park episode in 1998, fifteen years ago!! It is hilariously ridiculous and unfortunately the strategy many startups operate under today. Let me explain. You’re a first time entreprenuer on Step 1. Your company is in the early stages, […]