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Foundation Skills

Civilisation is in a race between education and catastrophe - HG Wells

Cultivate a rare set of complementary skills that enable you to become a 10x contributor.


learning to learn quickly is the most important skill.

  1. Ask more insightful questions
  2. Use Spaced Repetition Software
  3. Engineer routines that become habits

Apply Critical Thinking to identify gaps, strengths and opportunities where you can create value.

Foundational Skills

Top Five In-Demand Soft Skills

  1. Creativity
  2. Persuasion
  3. Collaboration
  4. Adaptability
  5. Time Management

Top 5 Most In-Demand Hard Skills

  1. Cloud Computing
  2. Artificial Intelligence
  3. Analytical Reasoning
  4. People Management
  5. UX Design

Ma te rongo, ka mohio Ma te mohio, ka marama Ma te marama, ka matau Ma te matau, ka ora


What superpowers could you cultivate? What would they enable you to do?


Learning takes time and energy.

To grow with flow requires the balance of prioritising

  • time optimisation
  • complexity vs capability
  • exertion vs recuperation


No dick heads.


  • Agile Methods
  • Selflessness and Teamwork
  • Connector
  • Stackholder Management


  • Strategic Thinking
  • Adaptability
  • Chaos vs Risk Management
  • Calmmess under pressure

Business Knowledge

Balance Human Resources to optimise teamwork through the analysis of standard operatating procedures.

Customer Value

  • Growth Mindset
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Product Management
  • Service Delivery

Process Driven

  • Project Management
  • Solution Focused
  • Ownership
  • Continous Improvement


Product management and software engineering.

  • Software and Hardware competency
  • Transformation Processes
  • Security Best Practices
  • Solution Data Modeling
  • Data Analysis
  • Information Integrity