To my daughter… on becoming 18
18 years ago today my baby girl was born. I didn’t know what to expect back then but she
The schism is the terrifying and widening gap between our fixed 1950s mindset and the unforeseen, unsettling realities of today’s ever-changing world.
Why does it have to take so long?
Sorry but you don't have a clue! Unless you've been building software for many years you can't even guess how long it's going to take.
Experience and knowledge are not enough
When it comes to success in business… Experience can be effective and doesn’t have to take long
Halve Your Time in Meetings
Talk about old and new worlds colliding! I’d just started a new gig in the City having taken
Just in case
Slack, buffer... no, not them! If you're building something new, you need it. Contingency. Here's a neat trick to make sure you keep it.
The Growth Mindset
Carol Dweck explains why we're not born unable to draw, code or speak more than one language. It's all in your mind.
David Bowie RIP
I awoke this morning to hear that David Bowie had passed away. In a snippet from an interview, he said
8 Reasons NOT to Give Pocket Money (And How 'Osper' Changed My Mind)
She asked for pocket money for the 287th time. And for the 287th time, I said, NO! Why did I
As Cars Turn Into Computers, Should We Buy or Rent?
I drove the best car ever made for twelve years… until last week [It was a BMW 3-series!] Once