Friday, February 21, 2020

Hardening your business for a Pandemic

I wrote recently about hardening your business. That post was to help make Small Businesses more resilient in the face of economic risk caused by any manner of events. This post will...

Building moats around your business.

It's tough out there. You've got enemies after you from all directions. Not just competitors, new technologies disrupting your business, big marketing budgets, ex-employees leaving and starting up against you. I could...

Minimalism in Business

Minimalism is a big area despite its name. So I will summarise the concepts that I see impacting small business while also letting you know what we do at Saasu. What we...

You are what you haven’t automated

What's the secret to automation? It's Oompa Loompas! First let's dispel a myth that automation is just about software, systems and robots doing...

Preparing for Economic Winter

It seems easy to ride a good economic climate, what they call, a bull market. All you do is keep checking the key vital signs are there and stay on the bull....

Incredible tech you can’t buy

An elegantly simple technical solution to a significant problem is where great tech is born. I have discussed this in my family many times that we have lots of problems that still...

Saying no fuels success

Saying no is one of the most important ingredients for success. Being someone who uses No a lot helps develop your best bullshit detector. It seeks out "what's wrong...

Business Model Canvas doesn’t cut it

Often I've entered a room full of startups at a conference or meetup and you could smell the ambition, passion and self belief thick and muggy in the air. It was inspiring....

Hey startup! You will fail.

You can't avoid maths and statistics in life. If you are a Startup you will likely fail. The "Startup" is a business model in itself. Founders try to...

Startup funding options

Let's be honest. If you don't have a pile of cash then getting the funds for your venture is stressful. It can suck all the joy out of the startup experience. Very...