Negative Productivity

Even worse than procrastination is a bout of negative productivity. Procrastination can be irritating but at least its somewhat in your hands. Negative productivity comes about from events that happen outside of your control but that conspire to drive you nuts. Typically just when you’ve decided to stop procrastinating and get some work done… This …

MSFT Silverlight in 140 Characters

GapingVoid asks on Twitter “Can anyone tell me, in 140 characters or less, what is “THE BIG IDEA” behind MSFT Silverlight?”Pretty good question I thought. What’s the big idea behind a company like Microsoft, who’s not really well known in the creative/desktop-publishing space, stepping into the highly competitive market of computer animation. A market where …

Tech Questions & Answers

Thanks to Jim at EzPzApps for inviting me to answer a couple of questions about technology and creativity. You can get the full article here.I met Jim at an entrepreneurship event some years ago in Malta and I’ve followed some of his very interesting software projects. His most recent “ClipaSearch Pro” is definitely worth checking …

The importance of early-stage entrepreneurship

Early-stage entrepreneurship encompasses a spectrum of stages in the entrepreneurial life: ranging from the “idea-in-the-shower-phase” to business planning through to prototyping and launch. This period of time is crucial in the life of an entrepreneur.¬†Not only do decisions taken at this time impact upon the eventual success potential of the start-up, but more importantly they …

What’s The Fuss?

This blog is intended to be a coming-together-place of snippets, thoughts and ideas about entrepreneurship, creativity, and simplicity. The main driving topic will be early-stage entrepreneurship, or in more conventional words, “start-ups”. The terminology is important however because I take ‘early-stage entrepreneurship’ to mean something slightly different from ‘start-up’. Or rather, slightly more focused. Typically, …