Need to get something done? Speak to someone. I was reminded this week on several occassions that having a conversation is one of the fastest ways to move a project forward. On several unrelated issues, progress was blocked. Questions that were ci…

Many startups are familiar with the term "technical debt". Technical debt refers to situations when suboptimal code is produced to get a feature or product out the door quickly. There's often a good reason to do this (such as winning a new client …

"Proportions of the Head". Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons The term "Thought Leader" makes me cringe. Especially when the person tells you they are one. Self-important egos really put me off. This definition of a Thought Leader …

Successful entrepreneurs know their metrics. In conversation they will recall numbers with clarity and be able explain their context. Knowing their metrics doesn't just happen. To know what's going on, they measure, report and analyse. The troubl…

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