Strategy

Business Strategy, startup strategy and anything related to strategy as it relates to entrepreneurship, startups and business in general

How startups get acquired

I wanted to shed some light on how startups get acquired. When I talk to entrepreneurs and startup founders in …

How to sell anything

Keep your mouth shut and listen to your customer. I mean not all the time, but focus more on asking …

There is no Spoon

I was invited to give a lecture to the class of MBA students at Reykjavik University. The topic I am …

Missionary vs Mercenary

The 10th lecture of How to Start a Startup was given by Alfred Lin, the former COO of Zappos and venture …

Do things that don’t scale

The counter intuitive thing about building a scalable business is to start by doing things that do not scale. What …

Desperation is a great motivator

I was invited to give a 20 minute talk in the Project Management Association event (Verkefnastjórnunarfélag Íslands, yes I know it …

End Poverty

My mission to end poverty by building sustainable antifragile startup ecosystems around the world, starting with Iceland

#YouCanLearnAnything

This blog is motivated by an article that I read written by Sal Khan of Khan Academy. The summary of …