ETHONOMICS

A Lesson In Loss

At Christmas time I like to reflect on all the amazing people I’ve met in the past twelve months, some of whom are now such an integral part of my world that I can’t imagine life without them.  This year, I sought to develop self-confidence

The Power Of Yet

What is the power of the word “yet?”

Can a single word have a profound effect on our abilities? The short answer is yes. Most people when faced with a challenge will have one of two reactions: they will embrace wholeheartedly with…

Is It All Too Much?

You have been in business for a while now and you might feel that you’re not getting anywhere or not reaching your potential. What’s worse is that you don’t understand why. It’s a constant struggle, you feel guilty if you’re not working…

Can you sell?

It’s one of the first questions I ask when I’m looking to hire someone. And it doesn’t matter what the role is either. The reactions I have got to this simple question, ranging from pure horror to disdain to fear to amusement to “of course,…

DIGITAL

The People’s Keyboard

When Apple released iOS8 they also allowed opened up the keyboard to developer interpretation and for some reason people are sick of ducking auto-correct.

Tiny Hearts, the guys behind Wake and PocketZoo, are developing Next Keyboard. Focusing…

A new light for Nigera?

Nigeria isn’t exactly the first place you think of when it comes to sustainable energy, but Africa may come to mind when you think of sunlight.

The West African giant has recently sealed several large solar deals that could see them global…

A nifty little charge

 

Our reliance on smartphones is now a bona fide fact, we can’t do much without them and they can’t do much without battery life. Most smartphones go OK on their power consumption until you start watching videos, taking …

Shouldering the commuter weight

Ever had to carry your bike up a set of stairs or through a crowded intersection? The conventional bike frame was built to be ridden not carried, meaning the acute inner angles and thin bars that often find their way to our shoulders are in no way…

DESIGN

The Power Of Yet

What is the power of the word “yet?”

Can a single word have a profound effect on our abilities? The short answer is yes. Most people when faced with a challenge will have one of two reactions: they will embrace wholeheartedly with…

Is It All Too Much?

You have been in business for a while now and you might feel that you’re not getting anywhere or not reaching your potential. What’s worse is that you don’t understand why. It’s a constant struggle, you feel guilty if you’re not working…

A table where it counts

Have a look at your desk. How much of the table space are you using and how much is bare? Imagine if those bare spaces of table didn’t exist at all. Fall-off is a “computer generated table in which surface density is defined by the placement…

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FROM THE BULL

The Things That Don’t Scale

The Holy Grail for most business people and entrepreneurs is to create a massively scalable enterprise that changes markets and people’s lives while making a ton of money. That’s a great end game and some businesses actually achieve it.…