Here’s How You Can Avoid A Common Pitfall

Here’s How You Can Avoid A Common Pitfall   I’ve noticed many would-be startup founders struggle to make the distinction between divergent and convergent thinking, which stifles their creativity and snuffs their progress. Both thinking hats are important… but at different times. Divergent thinking is where you want to explore many possibilities: problems to tackle,…

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Do Your Customers Know They Have a Problem?

Do Your Customers Know They Have a Problem?   I recently read a memo by Stewart Butterfield, founder of the project management platform Slack, which he shared with his team before launching their product. In it he covers his startup philosophy, marketing approach, and some thoughts on product design. It’s an incredible memo and I…

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Learning Life Skills from Children

Learning Life Skills from Children The last two weeks have been pretty eventful here at Sirdab Lab, with the Kidpreneurs Summer Camp running in full swing. If you popped by Sirdab you’d have noticed an entire section of the space turned into an art studio worthy of an amateur artist, fully equipped with paints, brushes,…

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