#88: Why did you set up your business?

#88: Why did you set up your business?

To find my passion. That was the main reason I setup my first business back in 2010. I had just emerged from the financial crisis feeling pretty low and sorry for myself. I didn’t know what I was passionate about and I wanted to find out. That is how Curious Courses...
#79: Upside down

#79: Upside down

Can you do a handstand? My accountability partner Mike turned up this morning with a strange looking device. It looked like a sledge and a stool. He brought it as a prop for his Toastmaster speech. When you turn up with such a thing, of course I wanted a demo. So he...
#72: Are you on your Hero’s journey?

#72: Are you on your Hero’s journey?

Back in 1949, Joseph Campbell published his book “The Hero with a thousand faces”. He found that there was a structure to the journey of the archetypal hero found in world myths. He called it The Hero’s Journey (1). Many of Hollywood blockbusters follow this journey,...
#39: Think Yellow at Startup Grind

#39: Think Yellow at Startup Grind

“Drive investments towards advancing gender equality” – Mission of Think Yellow (1) Last night, I attended the fireside chat of Karina Storinggaard, Think Yellow and David Butler, Startup Grind (2). Think Yellow sees gender lens investing as the most efficient tool...
#24: What would your future self say?

#24: What would your future self say?

“It’s time to focus. Don’t sweat the small stuff. Chillax a bit more. Everything’s going to be ok.” This is what my future self said to me. Before you think I’ve gone totally crazy, it’s like you giving advice to a younger you. What would you say to a younger you?...
#22 – “Think bigger in your business”

#22 – “Think bigger in your business”

“Think bigger in your business” – I received this comment after a masterminding session this weekend and it touched a nerve. When nerves are touched, I know I need to look further. I thought “I don’t know how to think big”. I’m a pretty good action taker but at...