I hit publish! I launched my first Kickstarter campaign. What a ride it was! Three weeks later, my Kickstarter campaign closed, reaching 566% of our funding goal.Read more
I can’t believe we did it. We launched our first Kickstarter campaign for Coding Kids. Clicking publish was the most challenging thing I have done.
What if it is a flop? And everyone sees that I am a failure?Read more
We did it! We won BikeHack19. Here’s our two-and-half-day long journey.Read more
I’ve signed up and I’m ready to take part (and win) ;)
Join BikeHack19! Work in teams, innovate, create solutions and solve the question:
How can bike riding be more accessible and appealing in Queensland so that people ride bikes more often?Read more
A case study in getting an animation explainer video made
Animation explainer videos are an effective way of telling your business story, and connecting with potential customers, in an engaging and visual way. I wanted it done cheap but of course, still be of good quality. So how did I go?Read more
I have been ferociously refining my productivity hacks for the last 5 years. Every year, I actively seek to level-up my productivity. My journey of self-testing has evolved into these 13 principles.Read more
My traditional engineering career path looked like this: I spent over a decade building my engineering career. I worked for 2 multinational engineering consultancies and a state government transport department.Read more
I told my colleagues I’m quitting work. I’m going to start my own business. They were aghast.
“What if you fail?”Read more
“The world is run by those who show up” - anon.
I quit my career as an engineer and started my own education business, Coding Kids, all because I turned up. Networking lead me to where I am today.Read more
I had been working as a civil engineer for over a decade, then I changed careers, from engineering to children’s education. I started my own business, Coding Kids, teaching children to code.Read more
I love talking to people about business. I have the privilege of getting a daily dose of friends sharing their latest business idea.
It was my dear friend Mike’s turn the other day. Mike loves terrariums.Read more
Starting a business is hard work. It takes a significant investment of money, time, and energy. It is a common story that founders sacrifice a lot: sleep, family time, health, social life, opportunity cost, and relationships. Especially relationships.
This was the price I paid.Read more
They say, entrepreneurship is a lonely journey. Customer is upset? I’m the customer service manager - my responsibility. Have a disgruntled former employee? I’m the HR manager - my responsibility. A key partner feels wronged? I’m the CEO - my responsibility. Cash flow is tight? I’m the CFO - my responsibility.Read more