I originally posted this on Churnbee.com blog, this is a re-post to keep the post alive :) Unless you’re in SF / NYC, surrounded by entrepreneur peers and industry professionals, or inside an accelerator that gives you access to a range of mentors and advisers — you definitely have a problem easily testing your product hypotheses. That’s exactly the problem we faced with the startup we’re just launching — a dashboard tool which, in short, can be described as NewRelic for CEO/founders. How do we get the opinion of people within the industry on our product’s differentiation against market incumbents, unique value proposition and
One perspective on life is that anything we try to accomplish – both personally and professionally – can be treated as a product management problem. Our goal(s) can be looked upon as a product, while moving the needle on that is clearly management. If you look at masters of execution – product managers, you’ll notice how they constantly keep making meaningful progress in the right direction; how they communicate efficiently and get things done. If you think about human behavior and psychology, it’s understandable why execution is so difficult to vast majority of people. Humans tend to be enthusiastic, optimistic, distracted and overwhelmed, sometimes very superficial. If you wish that your endeavors – whether that’s
In my mind McDonald’s is a prototype of deprecated 20-century style organization and management which doesn’t share much with vibrant and dynamic high-tech companies nowadays. Even so, there are three things in my mind which they nailed exceptionally well that everyone involved in early-stage business should pay very close attention to.
Here’s the thing – you won’t make a million with a $4k salary just as you won’t make it with $2k salary. You may buy a bigger flat. In 10 years. Or probably book a better hotel on a vacation. If that’s what life is all about.
Kada se govori o startapima i preduzetništvu kod nas, često se preskače jedan jako bitan aspekt te priče – konkurencija. Na našim prostorima je prisutno dijametralno suprotno shvatanje ophođenja sa konkurencijom u odnosu na anglosaksonce i druga ekonomski otvorena tržišta. Mora li tako?