• True Learning

    How do you teach entrepreneurship? I seriously doubt that it’s possible, the patterns are too irregular to be codified.

  • The 2022 Reading List

    It’s been a good book year.

  • Into the Night

    However scary the monsters might seem, try to just sit with them. It’ll be all right.

  • Two Types of Failure

    I’m not a religious person but I had a next to spiritual experience the other day.

  • An Occupational Hazard

    Spending lots of time with smart people will make you feel dumber than you really are.

  • Into The Soft Zone

    Where adults need to protect their fragile zone with headphones, nicotine and seclusion, kids naturally invite whatever the world serves up and use it creatively.

  • The Reading Habit

    I finally figured out the answer to that question I used to subject innocent job seekers to. It took me three full iterations.

  • Getting To Understand (the) Spanish

    I married into a very Spanish family and had to start from scratch in making sense of a new culture. So I did what I tend to do when faced with the unknown, I turned to literature.

  • The Writing Habit

    When pivotal events occur in life, you often fail to notice them at the time. When it comes to writing, there has been two such occasions for me.

  • Why I Won’t Use The Best Software, Even When It’s Free

    Productivity is hard. The more you realise what the optimal setup would look like, the further you get from starting to implement it. Perhaps that can tell us something about b2b sales.

  • The Power of Persistence

    I recently passed my 666th consecutive day of studying Japanese. It made me think of Satan. They say the devil is in the details. It means the chain is no stronger than its weakest link. Or otherwise put: do something well or don’t bother doing it.

  • My Cup of Tea

    There’s nothing spectacular about it, but still I find myself spellbound. Every move the bar man man makes while preparing my tea is perfectly measured, it’s like watching a Tai-Chi master.

  • The 2021 Reading List

    My taste in books is… eclectic

  • Good For Nothing Doesn’t Mean Worthless

    The fika is a very Swedish phenomenon. Its exact value can be hard to grasp, even for natives. Technically just a coffee break, there’s a lot going on under the surface.

  • The Startup Experience

    The entrepreneurial thing is not just for bro-grammers; you don’t, actually, need a great idea to get started; cash is a nice-to-have, and team is *everything*.