Sayings From My Father

In memory of my loving father who passed away on this very day last year; I thought I would share with you 3 of his best sayings that have shaped my life…

Changing The Tune

A trusted confident recently took me through the synopsis of a book titled “Why Nations Fail”. Our mutual conclusion was that the degree of centralisation or liberalisation in political, economic and social…

The Day I Stopped Traffic

For the avoidance of doubt, I have to first set the context. Investment services are essentially a wealth economy whose primary currency is trust. As such, most of us as service providers…

Superlative and Comparative Scale

If my meeting room walls could talk, they would tell of the number of times they have heard founders say “we are the only ones doing this” or “we are the first…

What I Saw In The Blind Pitch

I found myself nominated to be one of the five judges at the Startup Vic Rampersand blind pitching contest “The Secret Pitch”.  On announcing this at the dinner table, what my 13…