A clusterfuck of email

by oneafrikan on September 14, 2015

I’m working on figuring out an email solution which is sustainable across all my “identities” and which copes with the history & volume I have coming in. I had a solution in place, which worked well, but have decided that (…)

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It’s time to write again

by oneafrikan on September 4, 2015

One of the things I enjoy the most is writing. Over the last while I’ve de-prioritised this for various reasons, and after some reflection over whether to bin the whole idea and stick to infrequent posts on Medium, or do (…)

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On the variance between effort and reward when people are involved

by oneafrikan on November 10, 2014

I set aside 30 mins of writing time on Sunday after doing some Borough hunting in London. After looking through my list of writing ideas list I’m not really in the mood to write about anything other than how f&%king (…)

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Notes on Wartime vs Peacetime

by oneafrikan on October 26, 2014

I’m reading Ben Horowitz’s book, for the second time. The first time was before The Forge. For a long while I’ve been wrestling with this notion of the Wartime / Peacetime CEO. Looking back over the last 2.5 years, there (…)

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What I’ve learnt from the trenches of startup eCommerce in London

by oneafrikan on September 18, 2014

I’ve spent almost two weeks writing this. At first it was too personal, then it became too anecdotal, so I’ve settled on a list of things which I think are concrete lessons I can impart, and which are easily digestible. (…)

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Creating Systems & Processes that provide the framework for rapid growth. Talk from Scaling Startups London.

by oneafrikan on March 27, 2014

Did a talk today on my experiences scaling a startup, at the London Fast Growth Forum. Here it is:

Some validation

by oneafrikan on March 4, 2014

Tl;rd: Work hard at your company culture, and keep working at it. Don’t give up, and don’t compromise on your values. Now, the last 12 weeks have been incredibly trying. I’ve reached moments of exultation, madness and mania, worked through (…)

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