On Surfing and Startups

On Surfing and Startups

Applying the principles taken from a surfing addiction to the turbulent world of startups. Go with the flow Writing over a hundred years ago Jack London eloquently explained the best tactic to employ when you get hit by big waves: “The whole method of surf-riding and...
Escaping corporate law to sail the world

Escaping corporate law to sail the world

Henry escaped law to launch Adventure Yachting, a startup that provides exotic and unique sailing expeditions worldwide. “I’ve wanted to work for myself for ages and now I’m finally doing it.” Before I escaped, I was working as a solicitor in the city. I...
15 top tips to help you pick the right business idea

15 top tips to help you pick the right business idea

A good startup isn’t just a good idea, it’s customer conversations, dogged determination and excellent execution. So how do you generate genuinely exciting business ideas? Have ideas that excite you and turn them into small realities as quickly as you can. Ideas on...
How to use your Blockers to your advantage

How to use your Blockers to your advantage

How to use your Blockers to your advantage When pursuing something that matters deeply to you, you’ll encounter not only the negative and uncomfortable emotions; you’ll also identify real, tangible challenges and obstacles standing before you. We call these Blockers....
Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #12: That’s A Wrap

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #12: That’s A Wrap

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #12: That's A Wrap 12 weeks ago we asked two bold souls from The Startup Tribe to join us in our first ever podcast series. We had no idea then what these aspiring entrepreneurs would achieve – if they would achieve anything at...
Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #10: Finance & Funding

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #10: Finance & Funding

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #10: Finance & Funding This week in the Startup Tribe we’re diving into the different kinds of funding available to entrepreneurs. The key for any campaign is quality. Don’t make this an impulse decision. Put time and effort into...
Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #9: The Final Stretch

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #9: The Final Stretch

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #9: The Final Stretch With only four weeks left in the Tribe, today we’re consolidating everything we’ve learnt so far. (To subscribe to this podcast series on iTunes, click here.) For Armin in Part 1, this meant reflecting on...