Earlier this year I set about writing a book. I was afraid but the fear gave me energy. Fear? Why would you be afraid of writing a book? Fear that I wouldn't be able to see it through. I did see it through. Fear that I wouldn'
Is joining a startup almost like joining a cult? I was talking to an software engineer on my Sunday bike ride. He works in Shoreditch and he codes 9-5 for a corporate. He's happy; he gets to ride his bike, earn good money and do great tech. I
I was at an event last night hosted at Lyst [http://www.lyst.com/], a gathering of COOs in the London tech scene. I introduced myself to the group as a "recovering COO" and it was good to see some old friends and make some new ones. The
On day one of a startup there is very little customer data. The founders have an understanding of a problem that exists and they have an idea of how they might solve that problem. Whereas, in a later stage internet business in a high growth phase there can be stacks