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Make it easy

By Dr. Colin Coulthard |

Have you ever had one of those moments when you’re trying to get to sleep and you suddenly realise that you’ve forgotten to do something really important?

 

For me, it’s usually paying an important bill, or returning a telephone call.

 

The thing is, I mean to do it, I really do. And then I get distracted, and it doesn’t get done. And then three weeks later, I suddenly remember whilst I’m lying in bed trying to go to sleep.



In this blog post, I’m going to explain how understanding why this happens could help us in healthcare. I’m also going to give a concrete example of how working smarter could have made a recent announcement have a far greater impact...

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Feel the fear and do it anyway...

By Dr. Colin Coulthard |

 

When I wrote this blog,  I was packing my possessions up to move back in with my Mother. And I was mildly terrified…

Not because of my mother. She’s a perfectly reasonable human being. I lived with her for six months before I moved to London and it was fun.

No, I was mildly terrified because of what the move implied...

4 years ago I moved to London to launch our start-up. Now I’m moving away from London to get it on its feet.

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The joys of founding a start up

By Dr. Colin Coulthard |

 

Me, jumping out of my bathA few days ago, I was lying in bed, trying to get to sleep, and it came to me. “It” being the solution to something that had been nagging at me about Yourpressure.com for a few days. I’d seen a prototype version of our app, and although it was good, it wasn’t great. What I was struggling with was how best to communicate my vision to the people that I’m working with…

I have it!

And then it came to me.

We want to be “Headspace for healthcare”.

I was so excited that I couldn’t get to sleep for two hours afterwards. I couldn’t wait to talk to Richard about it...

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The most vital step in launching any business...

By Dr. Colin Coulthard |

 

In a previous blog, I wrote about the mistakes that we’d made so far. This is the first part of a series on how we’re starting to fix those mistakes, and form a coherent business plan.

Ideas are common

I think that like everyone who starts as an entrepreneur we were very protective of our idea. It was hard-won and precious. We’d spent a lot of time coming up with it. About two years to be exact. We’d had a few others, but this was it. This was the big one. This time next year Rodney, we’re going to be millionaires.

If only…

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