Software the Entrepreneurial Way

Each year, thousands of people decide to set up their own business – in 2016 in the UK alone, the figure was over 600,000. Many of these consider themselves to be entrepreneurs, and many don’t. I guess that depends on each person’s idea of the definition of “entrepreneur”. Regardless of semantics, what most of these…

Why Is It All So Complicated?

An awful lot of people have gone through the last 25 years repeating this well-known mantra: “Windows is Rubbish!!”. When absolutely anything behaves unexpectedly on their computer – “Windows is Rubbish!!”. My wife often asks me to take a look at her laptop because something has “gone wrong”. I’m happy tinkering about. Whether it’s just…

Why Aren’t There More Leaders?

“No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.” —Andrew Carnegie The popular view of leaders, especially the view pushed by the media, may be influencing the number of people prepared to put their heads above the parapets and be considered…

Why Am I Talking?

“If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from his angle as well as your own.” – Henry Ford If you do a quick search on the internet, you’ll find hundreds of quotes about listening more than you speak,…

Precious Knowledge

What is Knowledge Management? How does it relate to you? Is it something only companies with obvious intellectual property need worry about? It’s easily dealt with once you’ve grasped how vital it is. You can certainly gain a competitive advantage by capturing and using the knowledge in your business, but that’s only half the story….