33 min

#46 Jam to your own tune with David Press & Stuart Riddle Weird Growth

    • Technology

Live at We Work in Perth, David Press from Risk Talk & Stuart Riddle from KNKT dive into conversations regarding problem-solving and growth in business and the entrepreneurship landscape. They both share invaluable advice; David Press underscores the importance of resilience in the face of rejection, while Stuart Riddle emphasizes the significance of customer engagement and trusting instincts. Additionally, the episode explores aligning personal interests with life stages, advocating for a life filled with pursuits that bring true fulfillment. We also discuss the power of listening and storytelling in building connections and overcoming challenges in the entrepreneurial world.



Problem:

KNKT – Clients get burnt out from software
development projects.



Risk Talk – Front-line workers getting
frustrated with filling out risk management forms, would rather talk.

 

Solution:

KNKT – They have their own clients who they build the software for. They have a rapid-fire delivery approach to pump out the Software development projects.



Risk Talk – Use voice technology to run risk assessments, safety observations, and hazard and incident reporting.

 

One big piece of advice:

David Press - Be prepared to be rejected over and over, have resilience



Stuart Riddle - Spend more time talking with your customers. Also, trust your gut.



Bullets:    

00:00 - Introduction

04:00 - The business they would start today

05:25 - Burnout of developing software

09:04 - Problem of risk assessments

10:45 - Finding their first customers.

14:20 - An alignment of your stage in your life and what you want to focus on

19:10 - Communicating in the tech world

22:47 - The no-code and AI intersection

27:29 - The future for them

29:06 - Their one big piece of advice

30:00 - Show & tell



Show & tell:


Stuart’s guitar
A good pair of running shoes
Jam to your own tune
Risk Talk
KNKT



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Live at We Work in Perth, David Press from Risk Talk & Stuart Riddle from KNKT dive into conversations regarding problem-solving and growth in business and the entrepreneurship landscape. They both share invaluable advice; David Press underscores the importance of resilience in the face of rejection, while Stuart Riddle emphasizes the significance of customer engagement and trusting instincts. Additionally, the episode explores aligning personal interests with life stages, advocating for a life filled with pursuits that bring true fulfillment. We also discuss the power of listening and storytelling in building connections and overcoming challenges in the entrepreneurial world.



Problem:

KNKT – Clients get burnt out from software
development projects.



Risk Talk – Front-line workers getting
frustrated with filling out risk management forms, would rather talk.

 

Solution:

KNKT – They have their own clients who they build the software for. They have a rapid-fire delivery approach to pump out the Software development projects.



Risk Talk – Use voice technology to run risk assessments, safety observations, and hazard and incident reporting.

 

One big piece of advice:

David Press - Be prepared to be rejected over and over, have resilience



Stuart Riddle - Spend more time talking with your customers. Also, trust your gut.



Bullets:    

00:00 - Introduction

04:00 - The business they would start today

05:25 - Burnout of developing software

09:04 - Problem of risk assessments

10:45 - Finding their first customers.

14:20 - An alignment of your stage in your life and what you want to focus on

19:10 - Communicating in the tech world

22:47 - The no-code and AI intersection

27:29 - The future for them

29:06 - Their one big piece of advice

30:00 - Show & tell



Show & tell:


Stuart’s guitar
A good pair of running shoes
Jam to your own tune
Risk Talk
KNKT



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