Data networks should be priced like toll-roads

There are three truths about telecoms today:First, everyone wants free Internet access (WiFi preferably).Second, everyone wants both data and voice services on their mobile phone.Third, everyone wants  video content, it’s the killer entertainment medium.The modus operandi for telcos is to try and address all three burning needs on the same network, with the net result being lower data…

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7 ways to fail

 1.    Too much ego or too little egoIt’s obvious that having too much ego is a sure-fire way to fail. But if you have no confidence you will also fail. Arrogance is like salt on a pizza. Too much and you ruin it. Too little and there is no taste.2.    Not listening or listening too…

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The Rum & Raisin Theory Of Destiny

I like rum & raisin ice cream. For some reason, not all ice cream shops sell rum & raisin ice cream. This glaring flaw in the universe has a silver lining: it led to the Rum & Raisin Theory Of Destiny.It works like this. If I walk into an ice cream shop and they have…

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Deal-makers, dealbreakers, and the crowd

There are three kinds of people. Dealmakers, dealbreakers and the crowd.The crowd is arb. The crowd follows. It won’t lead, it won’t block.Dealmakers make things happen. A combination of intelligence, creativity and perseverance allows these people to find a path when the crowd says it’s impossible. Once they’ve found the path the crowd is happy…

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13 differences between Stars and Slackers

1. Stars arrive at the office at 7am without being asked. Slackers slouch in at 9, with a new excuse every day for why they’re late. 2. Stars never make excuses; they just own up to their mistakes and fix them without a fuss. Slackers always make excuses and try to shift blame. 3. Stars reply to emails…

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Who thinks the world is doomed?

Who thinks we’re doomed? Who thinks its game over, insert coin?Not me.The Internet will save the world. Why?People don’t make bad decisions because they’re stupid. They make bad decisions because they don’t have access to all the information information.People don’t do bad things because they’re evil. They do bad things because they think they can…

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