My first mistake

Well, I’m sure I’ve made bucket loads more but thought this one would be a helpful start to first-time entrepreneurs. You see, last year when I arrived in the States, I started thinking about setting up the company entity for my startup. At the time, we were still early days and I wasn’t entirely sure […]

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Becoming a standing ninja

The standing desk hung on a door with a window (hence the reflective surface in the background!) If you check this blog every now and again, you probably get the picture I’m often on the road working remotely. Over the past few years it’s been fairly continuous and one of the most annoying things I’ve […]

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10 cool global startup initiatives

A quick, curated list of things I’ve come across this month that are making waves in digital and startup hubs around the world… click the screenshots for the links through. 1) Made in NY Digital Map Launching this week, Rachel Sterne and the City of New York team have delivered another leading city-level tech initiative […]

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Talkin’ about my generation

I’m publishing my speech from last night’s International Association of Business Communicators‘ gala dinner. Geoff Kelly (founder, Kelly Strategic Influence), Andrew Maiden (executive director of communications and media relations at Telstra) and I delivered a playful poke at what each generation brings to the communication profession. It was a light-hearted and glam evening with a […]

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Women – get into tech

After reading @arrington‘s tiresome, but true, tirade last night ‘Too Few Women In Tech? Stop Blaming The Men‘ on TechCrunch. And then @fredwilson‘s follow-up ‘Women In Tech and Women Entrepreneurs Discussion‘ post, I decided to do a little presentation. It’s a whimsical look at the benefits of a career in technology, particularly when it comes […]

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