The creativity and design ethos on one side. The resilience and ability to navigate ambiguity startups on the other.
In between is the rigour, analysis and breadth of a consultant and MBA. Thinker and tinker.
As part of ustwo Adventure, I led investments into 10 early-stage startups and supported a dozen others, allowing me close insight into the ups and downs of founders.
Here's my LinkedIn profile if you want to know more.
I know how to find a North Star and stick with it. I also know a lot about B Corps.
OKRs, flywheels, whatever. What matters is coherence and consistency.
Two ears, one mouth, used proportionally, as the saying goes.
I specialise in the unknown, getting version 1.0 of a new idea, process or team in place.
I've got strong views on early-stage VC and am proudly part of the Indie VC and Earnest Capital communities.
Sometimes it's about less talk and more action. I get that.
Play the long game. In life and work, that is the prize worth winning.
Learn, do, improve, repeat. This is how to build something authentic.
Creating insight requires understanding the nuances and applying experience.