Next week this blog will be six years old. These days I don’t write nearly as often as I used to, despite best intentions. However, here are three posts from the last year which I’m proud of:
- He aha te mea nui o te ao?, 28th March
- Pining for the fjords, 10th September
- Be a good dictator, 19th September
And, a bonus guest post series by Sacha Judd:
It’s also now four years since I started tweeting. Here are some favourite tweets from the last 12 months:
I went for a run in Central Park and didn’t get mugged even once. #nikeplus
Returning to NZ after visiting developing countries is depressing: we live in a clean underpopulated paradise and still we frown and moan
If only everybody working on creating an innovation ecosystem would work on/with one company of their own. Then we’d have an ecosystem.
When you say “we need to celebrate our successes more” I hear “viva la inequality”.
Time to replace present continuous with perfect: winter has come. #brrrrrr
Just getting shit done shouldn’t be a competitive advantage … but it nearly always is.
Post-funding equation for start-ups: adjust your reality to match perceptions before perceptions adjust to match your reality.
Found our iPad hidden under the kids pillow tonight. Swapped it for a $1 and will blame the tooth fairy in the morning. #cruel
Startup Busking v. Repeatedly pitching to angel investors, in an effort to raise immaterial amounts of capital.
A startup celebrating getting funded is like a mountain climber celebrating reaching the summit. As Ed Hillary said, it’s a return journey.
I’m @rowansimpson on Twitter if you want to follow along next year.
In the meantime, enjoy the Christmas and New Year holidays. See you on the other side!