What does Clash of clans and start-ups have in common

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Clash of Clans is strategy is an addictive game and there are a number of learning lessons that we can take from it. With any startup or business, the main thin you can do is move forward. The Clash of Clans game the never ending goal is to build your village, attack when you are strong enough and defend at all costs. On every session you can buy, upgrade your… Read More »What does Clash of clans and start-ups have in common

Being a leader in a startup

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Being a leader in a startup is not easy. There is a lot to deal with. You are trying to create something that has a point of difference. Most of all you are trying to make money. Building a team is crucial to your success and at the end of the day that team is your greatest asset. Here are some basic tips I have that helped me become a… Read More »Being a leader in a startup

Find your passion

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I do not believe in the adage “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life” is not true. I agree with Tim Cook who says “Rather, when you find a job you are passionate about, you will work hard, but you won’t mind doing so”. If you find something that you are passionate about, you will be able to focus and… Read More »Find your passion

Prove your business plan, then grow, slowly

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When planning your business, it’s very easy to get drunk on multiplication. What if you you get 10 customers, 100 customers, 1,000 or maybe a million. What if you did an IPO? The focus of your company, your startup should be do one thing. Create a profit.Just because you can create a product and create revenue doesn’t mean you have business. Anyone can spend money, lots of money, to create… Read More »Prove your business plan, then grow, slowly

And so the adventure begins

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Creating a startup is exciting but also exhausting. Seeing your dream, your vision become a reality is exhilarating. It’s an adventure. Having a job, where you are instructed to do a task dictated by someone else can be a challenge. Having a startup is a bigger challenge, you have to balance your customers, your staff, contractors, suppliers, investors.. the list goes on. The fact that you can manage this your… Read More »And so the adventure begins