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#31 – Leadership and Management – Part 1 – Often spoken about, rarely understood

In this episode, we demystify Leadership and Management: we delve into what sets them apart; typify the different styles; explore values systems, including our own and share our core beliefs. As always, we go below the surface and deep...

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#30 – The Metaverse Part 2 – Final Episode – Straight talk on the Key Players and what they are up to, and Implications for Entrepreneurs and Investors

In this, the final episode on the Metaverse – or is the Metaverses – we discuss what the Key Players are doing in the space, as well as the so-whats for entrepreneurs and investors. As you, our listeners are...

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#29 – The Metaverse Part 1 – What is it? When will we have it?

In this episode, we talk about the Metaverse – or is the metaverses? – specify what it is/will be, debunk myths around it and detail its/their key enablers. Everything you wanted to know and also … that you didn’t...

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#28 – Strategic investors – a Mistake or real Value-Add?

In this episode, we talk about Strategic Investors, detail what they are, their underlying realities and structures of operation, and present the case For and Against them. We also share Lessons Learnt that can be of value to you,...

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#27 – Start-up and investment landscape in Europe – the good, the bad and … the reasons for optimism

We deep-dive into the nuanced – and somewhat less than stellar – history of Tech in Europe and how start-ups and investors are making up for lost time, leading to an ever maturing ecosystem, with significant reasons for optimism....

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#26 – The Bubble we are in and its implications – Part 2

In our second and final episode on the Bubble, we share what is happening in Venture Capital, on the exit – IPO, M&A, etc – front, as well as share clear “so-whats” for entrepreneurs and VCs. For in-depth views...

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#25 – The Bubble we are in and its implications – Part 1

Is this a bubble? If so, what type of bubble? Where are we heading? We share our views on where the economy is going, the importance and effect of COVID, several key opinions on both sides of the spectrum...

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# 24 – #Exodus or #NoExodus – our most contentious episode, yet

Episode 24 ends our trilogy on Silicon Valley and our “no bs” contextualization: from its history, geography and its most common and core myths.  In this episode, we deep dive on our Silicon Valley loves (and hates) and finally...

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# 23 – The mythology (and reality) of Silicon Valley

In episode 23, we demystify 7 of the most common and core myths on Silicon Valley, from its laid-backness to “everyone is amazing”.  Check out episode 22, where we explain what Silicon Valley actually is, talk about its history...

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# 22 – The (no BS) truth about Silicon Valley – Start of Season 2

In episode 22, we begin the second season of Tech Deciphered, by deep diving into what Silicon Valley is, what made us (and others) move here, its unabridged mythology and whether there is really an exodus (or not) going...

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#21 – Recap on 2020 and Outlook for 2021 – End of Season 1

In episode 21, we will end our first season of Tech Deciphered, by taking  a look back at 2020 – spoiler alert: defined by something starting with a C and ending with a 9 – as well as what...

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#20 – Recruiting Primer – Part 3

In episode 20, the last of our trilogy on recruiting, we share advice to candidates, from ideas and processes on how to best be visible to recruiters, to how to get the job of your dreams. Also listen to...

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#19 – Recruiting Primer – Part 2

In episode 19, we share detailed advice to recruiters, sharing views on job descriptions, finding talent, interview process, good and difficult interview questions, other hacks, as well as our own “pet peeves”. This is the second episode on recruiting....

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#18 – Recruiting Primer – Part 1

In episode 18, the first of our trilogy on recruiting, we start by sharing our core principles in this space. We delve into high-level principles, recruiting organization and compensation. In episodes 19 and 20, we will share detailed advice...

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#17 – SaaS Primer – Part 3

In this, the third and final episode of our SaaS Primer – or “everything you wanted to know about SaaS” – we look into Financing/Fundraising, share findings on Benchmarking/KPIs, as well as end the discussion on Lessons Learnt and...

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#16 – SaaS Primer – Part 2

In this episode, the second part of our SaaS Primer trilogy, we deep dive into Sales and Pricing in the Software-as-a-service space. For further context, please listen to episode 15, in which we did an Overview of SaaS and...

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#15 – SaaS Primer – Part 1

In this episode, we start our Primer on SaaS – Software-as-a-Service – a trilogy on everything you need to know about SaaS. We will give an Overview of SaaS, as well as discuss the intrinsic Business Models. Please look...

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#14 – The wonderful world of productivity – our own habits, tools and hacks – and… how to best get in touch with us

In this episode, we will deep dive into the world of productivity tools, processes, habits and hacks. We will share our principles of productivity, calendaring, favorite communication, hardware and broader productivity tools (e.g. CRM). Finally, we will share what...

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#13 – The coming decade in tech, the 2020s, and its impact on the world we live in – Part 3

In this, the third and final episode on the 2020s decade, we look forward, with our scenario planning methodology, into the late 2020s and specifically discuss Next Platforms & Structural Tech, Venture Capital & Start-ups and end with an...

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#12 – The coming decade in tech, the 2020s, and its impact on the world we live in – Part 2

In this episode, the second part of our discussion on the 2020s, we will use our scenario planning methodology to project forward into the latter part of the 2020 decade, so that we can deep-dive into the future of...

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