October 19, 2023

Jam to your own tune

Stuart Riddle & David Press

KNKT & Risk Talk

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 one's instincts. Additionally, the episode explores aligning personal interests with life stages, advocating for a life filled with pursuits that bring true fulfilment. We also discuss the power of listening and storytelling in building connections and overcoming challenges in the entrepreneurial world.


KNKT – Clients get burnt out from software development projects.

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



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.

RiskTalk – 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.



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