What Happens When Your YouTube Video Goes Viral?

What Happens When Your YouTube Video Goes Viral?

In the last week over a million people have watched me prancing around in short shorts playing table tennis… How on earth did that happen?! Bzzzzzzt. Bzzzzzt. Bzzzzt. As I slowly gained consciousness, I blinked bleary eyed at my phone. 3am, the phone said. You...
5 Biggest Business Mistakes I Have Made

5 Biggest Business Mistakes I Have Made

I’m not your standard business or money blogger. I don’t have any spectacular stories of successes. I don’t have any profound lessons I’ve learned from massive failures. I haven’t started a billion dollar company and I haven’t lost it all, gone bankrupt...
How and Why to Start a Coffee Shop – The Wren

How and Why to Start a Coffee Shop – The Wren

“What did you do this Sunday?” “Well, I went to church” “Oh… cool.” Well, churches aren’t cool. He doesn’t think they’re cool. That’s the end of that conversation. In November 2012, after a little over a year of on and off preparation we met with the...
High Stakes Entrepreneurship

High Stakes Entrepreneurship

It’s 6am in December 2012 and I’m sitting in our office waiting for a prospective angel investor to arrive. Normally I hate getting up early in the morning but I’m currently so stressed out and not sleeping I would be awake anyway. I’m on my second...