What's wrong with corporates? Con asked this question and decided to start his own business back in 2008. It has been an exciting ride since then where he created organisations with literally no attrition because of the culture he built. Now, he plays a key role in the Startup Eco-System helping founders to grow and connecting corporates and startups.  We also discussed what you can do to address your blind spots.  Here three of his tips:  - get a coach or mentor - investigate "The Work" http://thework.com/en - keep a diary Enjoy the conversation!   More About Con As a Serial Entrepreneur and Venture Coach with 25yr expertise in disruptive technology, new market development, capital raising and corporate development Constantine has...

Almost every software company in the Silicon Valley uses an agile development approach. Venture Capitalists would not invest into a company that is NOT using the agile approach. At the foundation of this massive development that sweeps throughout the world, is a framework called SCRUM. And the Co-Founder is Jeff Sutherland. It's rare to have a guest on the Podcast who has had so much impact in the business world through the concepts he developed, has improved and is still teaching. And, the approach also works in private situations like a family or in your personal life. But, whilst the concept is relatively straightforward, the implementation is hard. Therefore I put something special together which you can be part of....

Have you ever wondered how hostage negotiator think and negotiate?  I admit, when I was negotiating large corporate deals, I wasn't really thinking about hostage situations.  I was keen to learn the Harvard Negotiation Project and was very impressed by "Beyond Reason" which I used in my preparations.  But then I learned about Chris Voss. He was an FBI hostage negotiator for many years - and one of the best. And he summarised his knowledge and experts into his amazing book "Never Split The Difference".  I knew when I read this book that it would be amazing to have him on the Podcast.  And here we are!  But I also have to apologise. The Internet connection wasn't ideal - and...