The Round Up #27

Hey everyone welcome to this weeks of The Round Up! And welcome to the 8 new people who have subscribed since last week’s issue. I am currently writing to you from the tiny town of Colesberg, South Africa. Louise and I are taking a two day road trip to Cape Town to spend some time … Read more

The Round Up #26

Hey Everyone,As usual welcome to all the new faces around here! This is going to be a short one, but it’s packed with content. I finally bit the bullet and got an Instapaper + Readwise Subscription. It’s expensive here in South Africa. But, it’s going to be worth it because it’s another tool in my … Read more

The Round Up #25

Hey Everyone, as usual welcome to all the new faces around here. Since I’ve published my guide to markdown I’ve seen 10% growth in the Round Up Subscribers week-to-week. The amount of visitors my website gets has also increased by 100% since I published that silly guide. If you’re one of those people and … Read more

The Customer Retention Triangle: How Businesses can quantify their customer appeal

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The customer retention triangle is a concept that I came up with to easily understand how people choose where they buy from. Buying decisions are not always as conscious as we believe: Emotion is what really drives the purchasing behaviors, and also, decision making in general. 95% of purchasing decisions are emotional. Often buying … Read more

The Round Up #24

Join The Newsletter The following is an excerpt from The Round Up, a somewhat frequent newsletter that I send out. Subscribe I won’t send you spam. Unsubscribe at any time. Built with ConvertKit Hey everyone, As usual, welcome to all the new faces around here. Since I posted my obsidian markdown guide there has been … Read more

Elon Musk’s 5 Manufacturing Principles

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This won’t be the first time that I am writing about Elon Musk. There is a good reason for this. Like many other technology nerds, I am infatuated with Elon’s ability to approach some of the worlds largest problems systematically and methodically. In a recent interview Elon spoke to Tim Dodd about the 5 Manufacturing Principles … Read more

Stop managing your time #22

Hey everyone,It’s been a while since I last wrote a newsletter, and since then there have been a whole bunch of new subscribers (20% increase!). So, if you’re new, welcome! The fact that you’re spending some of your free time to read something I wrote is a huge compliment! Photography – It’s complicated In 2005 … Read more

“What do you do?” #21

Hey everyone, hope you’ve all had a cool week. Here is another picture I took on honey moon almost 6 months ago! I think it’s pretty cool. What do you do? We all get this question from time-to-time. When I get asked this question, I struggle to answer. Not because I don’t know. But rather … Read more