What is holding you back?

I love hot cross buns. Thanks to this treat every year we are all reminded of the crucifixion of Jesus that took place some 2000 years ago. It is quite interesting to read in Matthew 26 and Mark 14 that Jesus was so anxious and fearful of what was about to happen to him that…

SIM

No, this acronym I am referring to is not for the card variety you need in your mobile device. In the context of this post, it stands for System Information Modelling. Back in November 2010 I wrote an article for the Electricity + Control magazine about Data Centric CAD. In this article I compared 5…

What do you value most?

When I did the Indivineur workshop a week ago, led by Willem Gous, he probed us by making us think what our own values were. You may ask why? Because if your own values do not resonate with your business ideas and goals in life, you are not on the right track. So I took…

Hobby-x

What is your hobby? This question is often asked by a prospective employer, trying to identify your passion in life. This year I decided to attend the Hobby exhibition at the dome in Northgate. My reason for going was two-fold. I have never attended such an exhibition before, and I wanted to see if there…

Starting a business

Being an entrepreneur is not for sissies. But many of you have done it before. I am reading several books on the subject at the moment. The biggest challenge for me is getting started, and yes, Guy Kawasaki’s book “The Art of the Start” is among these good pieces of literature I could lay my…