Monthly Archives: June 2008


Where does the day go?

If you’ve ever found yourself asking yourself what happened to your day, here is some potential insight into the answer…(from the New York Times)



The question becomes: what behaviours will you change to reduce the amount of time spent doing ‘unproductive’ activities?

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By |June 30th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Search is Dead

In the past three years, we have witnessed emergent signals of a radical change in the nature of the Internet. Like the transition that preceded it, where its focus shifted from its original, technological orientation to a content-centric positioning, this next phase will bring a dramatic shift in fortunes for some of the major players.


By |June 28th, 2008|3rd Horizon, Web 2.0|2 Comments

The Entrepreneur’s Challenge – Surviving the Early Years

I’ve been invited to sit on a judging panel at a pitch session being held on Friday by the Mobile Enterprise Growth Alliance (MEGA).

Over the past 4 months, 10 teams of entrepreneurs have been mentored through the process of fine tuning their business concepts, and the pitch session is designed as a dress […]

By |June 25th, 2008|entrepreneurs|0 Comments

Is ‘Born Global’ the new normal for software start-ups?

A scan of recent activity in the Australian start-up sector suggests that, for many Australian new ventures, launch planning is rooted in a single, dominant objective: ensuring the business is “born global.” Nowhere is this mindset more apparent than among software-based start-ups, led by organisations such as Atlassian, Tangler, Freshview, and 3eep, among many.


By |June 17th, 2008|entrepreneurs, innovation, Strategy, VC|6 Comments

Is social media driven by a loss of faith?

A few weeks ago, I was invited to speak at the Walkley Public Affairs Convention, on the issue of social media.

My presentation was titled ‘Just because everything is different, doesn’t mean anything has changed.’

In it, I sought to outline my thoughts on what were the key driving forces underlying of the […]

By |June 5th, 2008|3rd Horizon, Media|1 Comment