Philosophy

Zero to One – Revisited

The most important things in life are singular. Time and decision making are singular and follow a power law, and some moments matter far more than others. However, you can’t trust a world that denies the power law to accurately frame your decisions for you, so what’s more important is rarely obvious. It might even be a secret. But in a power law world, you can’t afford not to think hard about where your actions will fall on the curve. Decision to attend Startup Iceland is one of those moments.

Homo Deus – A Book Profile

Homo Deus is a book about the future. If you think the challenges of the future are way out there think again. Startups are a way to build the future.

The Socratic paradox

How Socrates Can Help Your Startup

Socratic method can help startups learn more about the assumption of the startup. Pushback by others should force entrepreneurs to refine the business model

Its the Data

Its all about Data. Personal Data Economy is coming faster than you think. Download Digi.me to get started

Innovation revisited

Innovation has to deliver exponential value. A 10X improvement, is your solution doing that? We are talking about going from candles made of animal fat to LED lights that we take for granted.

Ego is the Enemy

Featured Image above: Seneca with Emperor Nero “It is not because things are difficult we do not dare; it is …

Becoming a Mindful Founder

“Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, …

Beating Diabetes Again

I was diagnosed with Prediabetes when I was 33 or 9 years back. This was just when we had decided …

Building endurance

Building Endurance in your company is a function of Mission, Vision, Values and Leadership. It is easier to define when you are in the Startup stage but very difficult to keep focus on. Large companies fall because they take their focus away from it.

Fear is the mind-killer

Fear is the mind-killer, let it flow through you, become self aware and look inside yourself. Radical self enquiry and non-violent communication is the best way to get back on track when fear has derailed your thought process.

Hulda Hreiðarsdóttir

Life is short. Don’t waste your time. Live in the moment, Love the people around you and what you do, …

A Day with Andri Snaer Magnason

Andri Snaer Magnason is an author, activist, poet and entrepreneur. I had a whole day with him and we spoke about many things. I am so glad that he was not rescued by a job in one of the aluminum smelters in Iceland.