Do you need to beat down competition to beat them?

I stumbled open a video of Steve Jobs discussing a new partnership on the ZA Tech Slack Channel. It was in 1997 when Apple announced that they were partnering with Microsoft. Yes, you heard me right. They partnered with their biggest competitor. A lot of things were announced about what would be done in the partnership with some receiving quality feedback and others receiving jeers form the crowd. It probably left a lot of people wondering why this partnership even existed. Then Steve Jobs...

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The Social Links Version 1 Point 0

A few years ago a wrote a small WordPress plugin called The Social Links. It was a solution to a small problem I had and I thought I might as well release a little plugin for it. A few weeks later and it had a few thousand downloads and was getting a ton of requests. That’s when I decided to move it over to Digital Leap. The only issue is that business happened. As Digital Leap grew, a free plugin like The Social Links wasn’t a priority. Why? Because it didn’t pay the bills...

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Launch Fast. Update fast.

This is a lesson I’ve started being glad that I have learnt. It’s something that over the years has made me that there actually is no “perfect product” out there. To explain what I mean, let me start with the topic of their being no “perfect products” out there. Just so you know, I’m referring to products found in the online space such as Facebook, Twitter etc. If we take those two as an example along and look back their history; you’ll see that...

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The World Cup is behind me, now to Malaysia 2019!

So the 2015 Touch Rugby World Cup is now behind me. I have 9 Mixed Open caps to my name and I am sure that I have come back a better player. Conditions in Coffs Harbour, Australia were pretty intense with flood warnings being sent out and an entire days play being cancelled. However, this only meant that a new competition format (games at 25 minutes 1-way) would make it tougher out there. The Mixed Open Touch Boks came 11th in the end (far from our goal of third) but the heart shown on the...

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