What big-wall climbing teaches you about life

There are many subtle things that climbing teaches you, beyond using gear and climbing technique, that I feel can help you live a better life. As with climbing the bigger the challenge the more (and faster) you learn; there are some interesting parallels between being successful on big routes and doing well in life.

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Hydracare – Idea to IP sale

Hydracare was a project which aimed to reduce dehydration in hospitals and care homes – a problem sadly still poorly addressed. It started while at university and the patent/surrounding IP was eventually sold in 2012. I came across the problem of dehydration after obliterating my foot in a climbing accident that required me to spend 8 days […]

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Tips on getting an office

Moving in to your first office can be pretty cool, but for most (self funded) start-ups you tend to spend your formative years either working from home or renting a desk with other companies. There are are a few ways to manage your work environment and I have experience of most of them – below […]

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