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September 20, 2017
Working on my productivity - 6 tips to get more of the right things done 

Richard Lucas September 2017 Introduction I am publicly committing to improving my personal productivity. Why ? A few months ago I signed up on a course Productivity Step by Step run by Piotr Nabielec who spoke at a Krakow Enterprise Mondays event I hosted. I also interviewed him for the Project Kazimierz podcast here. I […]

September 15, 2017
Project Kazimierz podcast handover - Kaizen and a New Chapter

Greetings all The  Project Kazimierz Podcast handover episode with Sam Cook  is on line here   This was recorded a few days ago when Sam made public what has been the case for a while, that he is handing over to me. Project Kazimierz is now 100% Richard Lucas's show. Good or bad -  the złoty […]

April 1, 2017
11 point plan for a killer startup pitch (it's not a TEDx talk)

Richard Lucas April 2017 I received this e-mail a few weeks ago from the organisers of a business plan pitching competition. "Dear startup pitching competition organiser. My first reaction is "NOOOOOOOOO" "I'm too busy. My TEDxKazimierz event is only three weeks away. There is a lot of great advice on how to pitch available on […]

January 21, 2017
Dear Little Brother ... 10 point plan for an unknown sibling

Richard Lucas  January 2017 I saw the below post on Facebook, and thought that my answer might be valuable to more than this FB friend's little brother, so here is the post and my answer.. Richard   Dear Little Brother... . You are lucky to have a big sister who cares about you and your […]

November 30, 2016
Kraków - Doliną Krzemową? Krakow Silicon Valley ?

Richard Lucas November 2016 This post is in honour of and in respect to attendees of OMGKRK and All in UJ's  Startup Academy which launches today. The good news is that the Krakow Silicon Valley is real. You just have to look for it. If you Google "Krakow Silicon Valley" or Kraków Doliną Krzemową You'll get plenty of hits. […]

November 23, 2016
Time for a revolution in Alumni - Student relations with respect to entrepreneurship

November 2016 Introduction Alumni are "low hanging fruit" - an under used group who can be mobilized to good purposes. It's time for a revolution in alumni/student/pupil relations with respect to support of entrepreneurship. North Americans tend to be good at this - Europeans not yet. Every entrepreneur is an alumni of somewhere. Even a […]

November 17, 2016
John Biggs asks ""Honestly how many brits are in Krakow and looking for work?"

November 2016 It's an honour to be regarded as an authority by Techcrunch's John Biggs   so rather than just answer in the thread, I am making a blog post. John posted the below in a thread here  by Maciej Serafin who is looking for a native speaker freelancer. Who are the Brits in Kraków? English teachers....  Kind of […]

November 15, 2016
Help wanted - Media, students, patriots, optimists, risk takers, eco-system members

November 2016 Introduction I've have a lot of meetings recently with a similar agenda What do I/you do  ? What do I/you want? (unspoken agenda) Do I/you like the idea of doing things  together? How can we help each other ? of course, there is the "Get to know, background check, are you/I (?!) creepy, do I risk […]

September 12, 2016
"Please post details of my event on your FB Twitter Linkedin etc"

Richard Lucas September 2016 I sometimes get requested to promote and share details of  events on my Social Media channels. I am usually more than happy to lend my "social network endorsement" (for what it's worth)  to people/events who/which look reasonable -  provided it is transparent and people can see what my relationship is with the […]

August 30, 2016
Questions for Brexiters about deportation and sex slavery - /4

Richard Lucas 28th August 2016 Shining a light on the darker consequences of Brexit. Once the UK is out of the EU the number of illegal immigrants from the EU in the UK will rise as people who are allowed to visit the UK as tourists overstay their visas.   This is a certainty. The reasons are obvious and […]

August 24, 2016
Why I am applying for Polish Citizenship

Richard Lucas August 2016 Background.Hugo Dixon is an excellent journalist,  entrepreneur and person. He founded the website and movement - which supports Britain's continued membership of the EU, and has as its mission statement: "InFacts is a journalistic enterprise making the fact-based case for strong relations between Britain and the EU. We also expose the […]

July 3, 2016
Bring the boys - and girls - back home

3rd July 2016 Richard Lucas "Bring the boys back home" is the cry of those who want war to end and troops to return to safety. In the context of Brexit, those forced to return to Britain is a group who will be repatriated against their will, but the larger group will be those who […]

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