The Aussie Tech Startup Taking on Amazon’s Kindle – What I Learned Coaching The Team And How It Will Inspire YOU !

What I Learned Coaching the Aussie Tech Startup Taking on Amazon’s Kindle! So last night, huddled around a laptop, on a cold, Sydney winters night in an unassuming Five Dock household with an uncommon motley crew of five housemates, a 3 year dream began its first ripple in turning it into a reality. My housemate Tim Salvador, self confessed geek, tech enthusiast and wannabe (soon-to-be) unicorn startup entrepreneur launched the crowdfunding campaign that I hope will give Amazon Kindle some much needed competition. Over the last 6 months, it’s been absolutely inspiring to me to come home after work and...

Going to China for Your Startup? Tips I Wish I Knew for Getting Around

It’s dark and quiet. The white noise of the engine fills the cabin as this hunk of aluminum metal carries me back to the red dirt of Australia while crossing the South China Sea. Sitting in the air, 35,000 feet above sea level I feel a sense of solitude and calm despite the 300+ people that share the flight with me. Its one of the main reasons why I love air travel. While many complain about the food, and the tight seats i relish in the opportunity to get away from our modern world of constant e-interruptions – here is...

Networking: Amazing Connections & Opening Doors

Last week, while getting a morning coffee with one of my workmates in the Graphics Dept, I came to realise that there are so many people, who aren’t in sales or marketing that seem to think that networking is a dirty word. I’ve heard it being called “fake”, “contrived” and that “everybody is out for themselves”. The truth is that networking is what you make it. I love networking. I see networking as an opportunity to make new friends and to show the world what value I can bring to it.  For me learning the skill of networking has opened so many...