Speaking from inexperience

No-one likes sounding stupid. We would never communicate something that we knew to be incorrect or biased. The reality is that I cannot be informed about everything.  When I am young and inexperienced, I have opinions about everything, untainted by the world and reality.  When I am more experienced it will be so within defined […]

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Celebrating average Joe

Average Joe and exceptional Arthur are both tasked to fill a bucket with water using only what they have on them. Arthur always carries a bowl with him, it’s an old family tradition his mom taught him. Joe has only his shirt. Arthur fills the bucket after only three trips to the river. Elated with […]

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The thing about bandwagons

They are useful in attracting attention. It’s a tool we use to achieve critical mass. In gathers support and increases awareness. This drives entirely the agenda of the person organising the parade. The length, staying power and value of the bandwagon you climb on is predetermined. Once the route is complete and the set is […]

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In pursuit of monopolies

A monopoly is a situation where one dominant player owns the market. Historically, this has resulted in poor outcomes for consumers. The incumbent can set prices and manipulate prices, becomes lazy and inefficient, compromises on quality and offers mediocre service. All the while scooping profits from unhappy customers who have no other alternative. We can […]

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Playing to your strengths

In order to do so, we must first appreciate our uniqueness. You have value to add. We all need you to add it. The best way to do so is to offer what you are great at and allow everyone else the opportunity to do the same. A single ingredient does not a meal make. […]

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