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A Fanboy at Scale

A Fanboy at Scale

Last week I denied being an Amazon fanboy, however, I will put my hand up and say I’m definitely am a Tim Ferriss fanboy, and those that often read this blog will know I listen to a lot of his podcasts and read all his books. I had a double delight this week...

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Perfection stops momentum

Perfection stops momentum

In case you missed it, we have recently launched a new service called Market Fit If want you to get customer validated answers to your most difficult challenges – then we believe that this service is the best and fastest way to find your product market fit. In...

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Reality check

Reality check

As part of Idealog’s Technology Month, Rod was interviewed on tech-related things, their biggest fears for the future and what other companies and individuals inspire him.

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Congratulations on your new job

Congratulations on your new job

A Facebook letter of a customer breaking up with Sky has gone viral. The complaint exposes two issues for cable companies 1) Customers feel hostages about paying full price to watch sport and 2) Customers feel aggrieved that new customers get better treatment.

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Sign me up

Sign me up

You’ve probably seen the coverage on Unilever purchasing Dollar Shave Club for a cool $US1B… as one of the largest tech deals of the year it’s been written up extensively. This week I’d like to try a different tack and take a look at their underlying business model –...

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A bit of a quantum leap

A bit of a quantum leap

Today I’ll do a bit of crystal ball gazing as It seems clear that the rate of change is, in all likelihood about to go beyond what we can reasonably chart.
I think what’s about to happen is on such a different level that it is nearly impossible to predict what will happen to technology and humans in the next 10-15 years. I am talking about Quantum computing, it’s a real thing of course.

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A fanboy at scale

Tim Ferriss’ podcast this week was a summary of the fantastic new podcast by LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, The Masters of Scale.  This week is a summary of Tim’s summary and gives an overview of the 10 commandments of scaling a business

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The psychology of popcorn pricing

The psychology of popcorn pricing

Judging by last week’s click throughs a lot of you found popcorn pricing interesting. This week I thought we’d go a little deeper, and spend some time looking at the psychologies underpinning “popcorn”. Popcorn pricing Movie time means choices… your film selection,...

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