[book report] Rise Up: The #Merky Story So Far

I’m a fan of Stormzy. I remember seeing the ‘Shut Up’ freestyle on YouTube. All aggression, Adidas and lyrics. I loved it. Which was actually more surprising than you might think as I never really liked Grime — the only artist I ever really rated was Kano. My tastes too ingrained in that NYC version of rap.…… Continue reading [book report] Rise Up: The #Merky Story So Far

It doesn’t have to be crazy at work

This the latest book from Basecamp founders DHH and Jason Fried. A few years ago they penned a pretty influential tome called ‘ReWork’ which effected a whole generation of start-up founders, small business owners and pretty much anybody involved in an internet related business. This seems to be seeking a similar place in the hearts…… Continue reading It doesn’t have to be crazy at work

[book report] The Upstarts

How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley are Changing the World by Brad Stone I really enjoyed Brad Stone’s previous book — the Everything Store about the rise of Amazon and Jeff Bezos. I learned a lot from it and it is a must read I think for any aspiring product manager. That…… Continue reading [book report] The Upstarts