Posts we tagged 'advice'

How making sourdough is EXACTLY the same as making a startup.

TikTok lipsyncing, the quest for the perfect zoom background, people injecting disinfectant, and memes… thousands upon thousands of memes. Isolation has done a lot of weird things to people. But one oddity has risen above all the rest (pun most definitely intended), homebrew sourdough. Here's why it's exactly like making a startup...

The key to better client relationships

The relationship between client and agency can be volatile. Crazy deadlines, organisational pressure, budget limitations and long hours can all contribute to an emotionally charged environment. Making these relationships work is the key to a successful agency and general workplace sanity. So, why can it be so difficult and how can we build more effective relationships? Find out more...

Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

No matter what your industry or interest, it’s always important to make sure you stay up to date with what’s happening. Sometimes, working in the start-up community can make it slightly harder; good people often change jobs and projects on...

Designing for people

Designing for people, not computers Interacting with clients in any field of work is often viewed as a negative experience. People care very much about the way their coffee tastes, people care that their children are getting the education they...

2016 – The Year Of The Side Project

Have you ever have an idea for a cool side project? Maybe it’s starting a new technical blog, or you have a great idea for an app that you want to build. You may even want to learn to cook...

Support email costs you time and money

A little while ago I wrote a post on how to quantify the cost of email communication. Even though it was written a while ago now, the message couldn’t be more true today. As agencies search for ways to streamline their...

Why passion matters.

I have many flaws. I know about most of them, but I’m sure there are just as many I don’t know about. I try to be a good person, but I am who I am…. for better or worse. You certainly won’t find...

What kind of leader are you?

I’m a first-time CEO (although it’s certainly not the first time I’ve managed a team). I know I still have a lot to learn, especially as my team is small and I’ve only been at this a few years. The...

Trust, above all else

As a startup founder, one of the hardest things you have to learn to do is to relinquish control. Once you start hiring you have to work incredibly hard to resist the temptation to micromanage your team. I still remember the first...