A crash course in changing the world.
If you want to start a business you have to be have a good foundation in a number of different areas - managing relationships, budgeting, accounting, negotiation, legal requirements and so on.
My dream is a platform where anyone with a good idea can go and with minimum cost find and hire a team of experts to do all the 'non-core' work while they work on developing their business. A baker can focus on baking, rather than invoicing and debt collecting. A book-keeper can focus on…Continue
Posted on May 17, 2010 at 10:59pm — 3 Comments
What is money?
Money is a way of measuring and storing value.
Sound too simple? Well break it down. Why do I get paid in money instead of, say, pebbles? Simply, because I can be reasonably confident about how many dollars I need to pay rent, bills, buy groceries and so on through the month (although sometimes I still get that wrong).
From a price I can quickly decide if I think it's good value (a bargain) or bad value (what a rip off). If I had my paysack…Continue
Posted on May 17, 2010 at 9:42pm — 1 Comment
A coupld of thing I would like to see:
1) Do we all have to make huge, world changing aceivements to be social innovators? I realise the game is based around epic wins, but reading A.V. Koshy's 'Neverland' blog, it occured to me that there is something epic in not saving the world to spend time with your family instead.
2) Into the real world - maybe physical socail networking…Continue
Posted on May 16, 2010 at 9:07pm — 3 Comments
Women Of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) is a group of women whose aims are:
Posted on May 16, 2010 at 8:43pm