Unplugging

Hector Hughes
Lessons learnt running a digital detox startup.
Created 22 Oct 2020
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  • Writing on the Wall
    05 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    It’s always obvious in hindsight. From COVID to the 2008 financial crash: How could it not have happened? People muse. It’s much easier to explain in hindsight, but they are right about one thing: the...
  • Acquired
    28 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    My previous startup journey ended in failure. Well, this week that startup got bought by Revolut. They clearly benefited from my absence. Welcome new readers! If you’re reading this but haven’t subscr...
  • The Case For Reading
    21 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    You probably think I’m a twat for listing the books I read each week. Fair enough. But there is some logic behind it. Welcome new readers! If you’re reading this but haven’t subscribed you can subscri...
  • Chewed Up
    14 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Next time your life is falling apart, remember to smile. It might just be a blessing in disguise. Welcome new readers! If you’re reading this but haven’t subscribed you can subscribe here: Subscribe n...
  • A Year On
    07 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 7 1
    This is newsletter 54. We’re past the one year mark. It’s been a pleasure. Not too much heckling and even the odd word of encouragement. Here are three things I’ve learnt… Welcome new readers! If you’...
  • Lead Bullets
    31 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    I’m a silver bullet kind of guy. If there seems like an easier route, I’ll take it. Sometimes there is no silver bullet. You need good old lead bullets. Welcome new readers! If you’re reading this but...
  • Joining the Circus
    24 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    The air is growing colder, and the days shorter. But for the first time in months, I have a spring in my step. Welcome new readers! If you’re reading this but haven’t subscribed you can subscribe here...
  • Why I Write This
    17 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 3 0
    Aren’t you supposed to be running a business? You might wonder, as you see this pop in to your inbox each week. Well… Err, yes… I’m trying to. I might stutter in response. In fact that's precisely why...
  • People
    10 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    I’m rubbish at a lot of things. … You’re probably waiting for the “but”. There is no “but”. Welcome new readers! If you’re reading this but haven’t subscribed you can subscribe here: Subscribe now Hig...
  • Before the Dawn
    03 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    It’s Friday 24th September, 2021. 3am. And I’m roaming the streets of Hammersmith. I can’t sleep. Welcome new readers! If you’re reading this but haven’t subscribed you can subscribe here: Subscribe n...
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