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I had an uncomfortable realisation earlier. The only minority that I've ever been part of, has been one of privilege.<...> When I initially realised that, I was totally overwhelmed. Not in a way that I felt bad about myself or what I've done in my life thus far. But

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Pressing pause on a startup is the hardest thing I've ever done.

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Playing your own game

Earlier this week, we rebranded and relaunched Receiptful as Conversio.<...> This was ultimately a project that represented our own evolution and what we had learnt about ourselves in the last 2 years since we first launched. See... In those two years, we had done quite a few things that

Did Not Finish

This past Sunday I had entered to race in my first triathlon. After a couple of weeks of hard training, I felt that I was prepared and was excited to take part in my first race.<...> But I only swam for 100m before I quit the race. I did

Slower Mornings

We have two young boys (5 & 2) in the house and I can positively say that their random sleeping and (subsequent) morning routines has made it really hard for me to stick to my own morning work routines.<...> This has been especially hard on me, because I'm great

The Obstacle is the Way

I started Exhale by sharing my very first exhale experience when I realised that my life - and especially my work / business - felt like I was pushing a rock up the hill.<...> That sensation and the fact that I had become unhappy and tired in doing so, was

I don't believe in work/life balance

We often hear about why work/life balance is important, how a few people are successful at achieving it (survivorship bias much?) and mostly how the majority of the world just struggles with this.<...> I used to be that hamster on that wheel too. In February this year, I

Having a softer focus

When I left WooThemes, one of my goals was that I wanted to create a SaaS company, because I wanted to have the challenge of hacking the recurring revenue growth curve.<...> Inspired very much by "the startup way of thinking", growth hacking the shit out of a business just

Learning to exhale

The path I took to create this episode - and maybe the podcast as whole, but to a lesser extent - might have a bunch of different names: freestyling, intuitive and maybe slightly impulsive.<...> The one thing that stands out to be though is the fact that this is