First Time

Yes, there is a first time for everything. The consoling line you get from onlookers or mentors when you fail abysmally. The challenge does not lie in our experience or performance, but rather in our expectations. We tend to build it up in our minds. We plan to expand our experience, sure, but expect at […]

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Investor’s paradox

Sometimes we are under the impression that money is scarce. It’s hard to find investment for businesses. The economy is under pressure, investors are looking off-shore. There is risk aversion in the market. The list of excuses is as innovative as the people who make them. Investors are on the other side of the spectrum. […]

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Too good.

We have become so used to fantastic opportunities or great stories as bait to lure us into sinister situations that we filter it out. We have a default ‘to junk’ setting. It’s not intentional. It’s a defense mechanism. We implement it to avoid the confusion and pain false hope presents. What we don’t realise is […]

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Communicating Risk

When we communicate a vision, idea, dream or opportunity we focus on the upside and the downside, the probabilities and the mitigation. This is the way it makes sense to us. Our experience of risk is mostly theoretical. We are already bought into our own dream. We have accepted the cost and sacrifice that comes […]

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