Month: March 2017

The unknown unknowns of fast growing companies

  I commonly hear founders and managers of new fast growing businesses tell me that they don’t know what they don’t know. So I thought about what I’d want to know if I was in their shoes. Here are the top 5: 1. Your business structure can kill your business Not all business structures are… Read more

The Privilege Of Having Your Own In-House Lawyer

If you are lucky enough to work in a company that has its own in-house lawyer you already know that their legal and commercial advice can help you make better business decisions.  You may also know of the concept of legal professional privilege, which protects the disclosure of confidential communications between a lawyer (whether or… Read more

So, do @elonmusk and @mcannonbrookes have a deal?

You’ve probably seen that Elon Musk (founder of Tesla) and Mike Cannon-Brookes (the billionaire founder of Atlassian) were bantering over Twitter last week in relation to fixing South Australia’s power problem through Tesla installing a 100MW battery farm. To see such an arrangement negotiated in a public forum, and so quickly, is currently very rare… Read more