Syarif Ayaturahman

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16 mental models for founders and leaders

Think of mental models as the operating systems (OS) that run in the background of your brain. They’re always running—and you’ve put them together, either consciously or subconsciously, from your experiences and information.<p>Mental models give you a perspective or a frame of mind with which to view …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

WTF is a liquidation preference?

If you work in the tech industry, you’ve undoubtedly heard the term “liquidation preference” at some point.<p>You may have experienced a chill as the words fell upon your ears, too. There’s a non-medical reason for this: liquidation preferences are created to ensure that investors get paid before …

25 failed startups in India this year and what you can learn from them

Photo credit: Pexels.After the irrational exuberance of 2015, when hedge funds and VCs were falling over themselves to back internet businesses in …

8 Paradoxical Habits Of Wildly Successful People

Why are there so many different theories, complete with the science to back them up, about the traits that contribute to success? I think it's because most wildly successful people are complex -- so complex that many of their defining qualities are paradoxical.<p>You know what they say about opinions …

Success

10 Weekend habits of highly successful entrepreneurs

Share168<p>Tweet<p>Share250<p>+18<p>Shares 426<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that good habits don’t start on Monday and end on Friday. Entrepreneurs expect to …

10 Success lessons from Tony Hsieh - "Zappos Founder" for entrepreneurs

Share21<p>Tweet<p>Share111<p>+13<p>Shares 135<p>Tony Hsieh, founder and CEO of Zappos, is widely regarded as one of the most successful CEOs of our time. He has …

Web Development Versus Web Design: What Is The Difference?

The terms web development and web design are tossed around a lot and in many cases, people use these terms interchangeably. However, these two terms …

10 Success lessons from Carlos Slim Helu – “Wealthiest Man in Mexico” for entrepreneurs

Share45<p>Tweet<p>Share96<p>+18<p>Shares 149<p>“Competition makes you better, always, always makes you better, even if the competitor wins.” Mexico’s richest man …

Almost 70% of CEOs now expect CMOs to lead revenue growth

A decade ago marketing leaders could be Don Draper. Today, the three-martini lunch and afternoon golf is off the table, and replacing it is an expectation that marketing will lead top-line revenue growth.<p>Goodbye brand ambassador, hello performance marketer.<p>“Being a chief marketing officer is not …

10 Reasons Why Your Startup Idea Is Terrible And Won't Get Funded

As a venture capital and angel investor, I get bombarded with proposals to invest in startups. Many of them are terrible and just not fundable by angel investors or venture capital funds. Here are 10 common mistakes I have seen startups make that have resulted in their inability to raise</b> …

Venture Capital

3 Tips for Reaching B2B Customers With Content Marketing

B2B content marketing is a totally different game than B2C. Follow these 3 tips to make sure you're doing it right.<p>The latest Content Marketing Trends report from the Content Marketing Institute stated that 88% of B2B organizations are using content marketing, yet only 30% of them think it's …

Customers

Agile vs Lean vs Design Thinking

This curated column is by Author, Speaker, Organizational Designer, Jeff Gothelf<p>There’s an unforgettable scene in my favorite movie, Goodfellas, …

One of the world's biggest venture capital companies has shut down its Israeli fund

Sequoia Israel — which raised five funds to invest specifically in Israeli startups, with the last two funds in the region of $200 million (£154 million) — will be folded into Sequoia's US operation in Silicon Valley. That means Sequoia will continue to back startups in Israel but investments will …

12 Business Metrics That Every Company Should Know

<b>HOW DO YOU</b> measure your company’s performance?<p>The way <i>not</i> to do it is by following your gut feeling. Running a successful business requires a thorough …

Why data is the new coal

Deep learning needs to become more efficient if it is going to move from using data to categorise images of cats to diagnosing rare illnesses<p>“Is data the new oil?” asked proponents of big data back in 2012 in Forbes magazine. By 2016, and the rise of big data’s turbo-powered cousin deep learning, …

Learn From the Best: Google's Nine Principles of Innovation

Google is widely considered, by both the general public and business experts, to be one of the most innovative companies in the world. So how does Google promote a culture of innovation and ensure that innovative ideas are properly implemented, creating profitable new products that position the …

Employment

What we learnt about product management in Silicon Valley

<i>The Valley blog series is written by husband and wife co-founders, Patrick and Alexandria Gentry, to chronicle their experiences in The Bay Area</i> …

Product Management

Amazon is eating away at Google's core business

Over half of Americans now go to Amazon to carry out their first search for products, turning away from search engines and other online retailers, according to a new study from the marketing company BloomReach. (The research was previously reported on by Bloomberg.)<p>Fifty-five percent of those …

Alibaba shopping app has a social network Facebook would kill for

Taobao users can join one of its 1000 special interest groups to chat about topics from wedding planning, to sports to baby showers. Last year, the …

We moved to the Bay Area 3 weeks ago. Here’s what we learnt so far.

<i>The Valley blog series is written by husband and wife co-founders, Patrick and Alexandria Gentry, to chronicle their experiences in The Bay Area</i> …

TECH INVESTOR: We're in a huge bubble — but it's not what you think

They're all examples of smaller startups being acquired by dominant incumbent rivals. And according to Dave McClure, a venture capitalist at the investment firm and startup accelerator 500 Startups, they're indicative of a bubble— but not where most people think.<p>Bubbles are among the tech sector's …

There’s no Big Data without intelligent interface

<i>This piece is part of By Design, a Globe and Mail/</i>OCAD University <i>summer series highlighting design thinking, issues and innovation.</i> <i>Previously:</i> Innovation agenda<i>,</i> Urban agriculture<i>, Social or precarious economy</i><p><i>Patricio Davila is associate professor, director of the Zero Lab and a member of the</i> …

Analytics

How To Brainstorm Like A Googler

This is the deceptively simple, three-step process Google uses to come up with its most innovative ideas.<p>Here at Google, we don’t have a secret formula for innovation. But that doesn’t mean Googlers’ best ideas are ineffable mysteries. On the contrary, we’ve found they can be systematically coaxed …

15 Books You Should Read Before Starting Your Business

When my first company failed, a young startup I founded right after college, I wanted to know why. I spent the next year reading and working like an …