Learning From Experience
The school of life is full of fantastic lessons, and there is nothing more challenging today than working in the ICT industry as an entrepreneur, and within that industry, there is probably no more challenging space than Africa. Because, although ICT practitioners always have recourse to escape in a virtual world --working and creating virtual products for online customers paying by online transfer -- Africa has a way of impinging on virtuality through its power failures, regulations and sheer earthiness (humidity and/or dust).
- Option paralysis and Occam’s razor. The simple answer is usually the right answer, not making a decision is always the wrong answer.
- Don't count your chickens.
Those three have to be my favourites, in no particular order. Joe has a long list, with riders and provisos, they're fabulous.
It shows: a University degree is never stale.
June 7th 2011 07:38