Knowledge

7 Habits that Killing Your Productivity

It feels good to be productive, right? To get the most productivity out of your day, it’s not just a matter of working hard. It’s also a matter of getting rid of obstacles that...

How Can We Learn To Value Failure?

If we are to be truthful about the nature of success and the journey we take to achieve it, then we must address its travelling companion – that of failure. The notion of an interdependence...

Entrepreneurs aren’t making money. The system is broken.

If you think your business is worth millions but no one will buy it, is it actually worth anything? There is something very fundamentally broken with the entrepreneur / small business model. What that means,...

Understanding Korean Hyper Consumerism

The wonder drug for Korean startup growth, domestic hyper-consumerism, is pivotal in the development of the startup market and for this reason deserves a more in-depth analysis than the window dressing it normally receives. For...

Understanding Cryptic Startup Terms

The startup world throws around a lot of jargon. Some of it is fluff, some of it is important. Rather than pretend like you know what people are talking about, I’ve found it’s good to make...

Lessons from LEGO’s Digital Economy

Danish toy company Lego continues to ride the crest of the wave, despite stiff competition by mobile video games. Last year, while toy industry sales dropped due to competition with video games on mobiles and...

Outsourcing Could Take Your Startup To The Next Level

Outsourcing sometimes gets a bad reputation as it can conjure up images of workers being paid low wages while a company’s profits soar. While that certainly happens in some instances, outsourcing can also be...

India’s War on Cash

Late last year, India declared war on cash: It killed off 86 percent of its own currency. More than 1.2 billion people lost their right to buy items like iPhones at the market with cash...

How Coronavirus Is Going To Change Education Forever

I particularly enjoyed this story about how some people are using videos of themselves paying attention, which they then play on a loop, so they can do other things while supposedly attending a...

Why Entrepreneurs Are Settling in Bali

Bali, with its tropical climate, laid-back lifestyle, beaches, jungles and cheap beer, has long been a holiday-maker’s paradise. The ‘Island of the Gods’, a province of Indonesia, is a popular playground and place of...