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Cognitive Overhead is Your Product’s Overlord — Topple it With These Tips

<b>David Lieb</b> knew his company Bump was going to take off when strangers dressed up as the app for Halloween. While at the University of Chicago, he …

Product Marketing: 10 Analytics Tactics for Exponential Startup Growth

In this post, I want to give you 10 analytics tactics that you can use right away to drastically improve your product marketing efforts. These hacks …

Create a Welcome Kit for New Employees

When it comes to new hires, your first impression of each other likely took place on Interview Day – but your new hire’s first impression of the</i> …

How to get the most out of Stand-Up Meetings

A few lessons learned on keeping Stand-Up Meetings brief and to the point.<p>Stand-Up Meetings are a great tool to get everyone in your team up to speed …

How the Trello Team Uses Trello to Collaborate, Plan, and Communicate

Trello is a flexible collaboration tool used by over 17 million people in a multitude of ways. Marketers, project managers, software developers, high …

Project Management

Turbocharge Your Recruiting Machine — Here’s How

Toward the end of her interview process with <b>NerdWallet</b>, <b>Flo Thinh</b> politely accepted a dinner invitation from its CEO, Tim Chen. But instead of getting …

Employment

How we effectively use Trello for project management - WP Premium Support

Shares 567<p>Trello is an incredibly versatile tool for project management. It’s flexibility allows for it to be a simple tool for personal organization …

Project Management

Case Study: Dan and Clarity

<i>What “new me” are customers hoping to become?</i><p>I didn’t know who Dan Martell was when I started writing this book. Another Customer Jobs practitioner …

Jobs to be Done: from Doubter to Believer by Sian Townsend at Front 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Sage Advice From 10 Failed Startup Founders

Takeaways from 193 failed startups.<p>Fractl recently studied 193 failed startups to uncover the most common reasons for startup failure. Lack of funds was an expected cause, but founders also listed market issues and problems with the business plan that lead to their demise. In fact, 26% percent of …

Startups

How to Design a Workspace that Unlocks Your Team's Potential

Use these 3 essential principles to shape a work environment that empowers your high-performing team.<p><i>This is a guest post by Stevie Toepke, a lead consultant with Frontier Academy, a development and training firm that delivers learning content for professionals seeking to increase employee</i> …

The Workplace

Ride Among Us: Wraith Fabrication Hustle

There’s nothing ghostlike or wispy about anything that Adam Eldridge builds, least of all his Wraith Fabrication frames. This is the latest road-faring Hustle to emerge from the Columbus, Ohio workshop — and it features the new paint, too.<p>Adam has been constantly striving to improve the offerings …

Fabrication

5 Effective Exercises for Weight Loss and Fitness

What do you want from your workouts? If you really think about it, you probably want a workout that's short, effective, easy to follow, and fun. Or …

Classical Freemium Doesn't Exist At Scale - Customer Success-driven Growth

“Classical Freemium” is the marketing tactic where a SaaS or Web App vendor offers a Free-in-Perpetuity version of a product or service, often …

SCVNGR's Secret Game Mechanics Playdeck

Some companies keep a playbook of product tips, tricks and trade secrets. Zynga has an internal playbook, for instance, that is a collection of “concepts, techniques, know-how and best practices for developing successful and distinctive social games”. Zynga’s playbook has entered the realm of …

Photoshop tutorials | Learn how to use Photoshop CC

Create anything you can imagine.<p>Learn the basics, or refine your skills with tutorials designed to inspire.<p>Sort by:<p>BeginnerExperienced<p>Get Started …

How to make difficult hair selections in Photoshop CC

If you photograph people or even furry animals, then at some point you’re probably going to have to make some kind of hair selection that lets you …

The 10-Minute Transformation Workout | Men's Health

1. Circuit x1<p>Uneven Plank<p>Max Reps<p>For: 1 Minute<p>SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: Switch arms after 30 seconds.<p>Assume a pushup position with your hands directly under your shoulders. Bring one forearm down to the floor, as if you were doing a plank with one arm. (So you’re “uneven.”)<p>Brace your core and squeeze …

Goblin Deuce Double-Barrel Paintball Pistol

For those looking for an advantage on the paintball course, look no further than the Goblin Deuce Double-Barrel Paintball Pistol. It's the world's …

Paintball

SaaS Metrics 2.0 – Detailed Definitions

• 1.1Kshares<p>Intro<p>This page is a supplement to the the SaaS Metrics 2.0 blog post. It provides detailed definitions for each of the key metrics used in …

SaaS Metrics 2.0 – A Guide to Measuring and Improving what Matters

• 6.6Kshares<p><i>“If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it” – Lord Kelvin</i><p>This article is a comprehensive and detailed look at the key metrics that …

Product Management

SaaS Metrics – A Guide to Measuring and Improving What Matters

• 1.6Kshares<p>This blog post looks at the high level goals of a SaaS business and drills down layer by layer to expose the key metrics that will help …

Product Management

The exact pitch deck strategy I’ve used to raise $125M since 2011

The right way to create a killer pitch deck and get funded — from someone who has raised $125M since 2011.<p>Creating a pitch deck is hard, especially …

Venture Capital

Marissa Mayer product manager: A new, better kind of CEO.

A new <i>Vanity Fair</i> profile of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer describes someone who is not a manager of people so much as a manager of ideas. As a Google …

Articles about tiny diy trailer home built couple budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

At 204 square feet, this DIY tiny home on wheels is fully functional and even features a nifty gear room.<p>A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.<p>Inspired by the calming sea, an Oregon–based builder crafts a beach-inspired tiny home trailer and sells it …

Mad Men

Organize anything you can imagine

Organize anything, with anyone, from anywhere.<p>Our native mobile and desktop apps make it easy to edit, comment, and collaborate in real time — …

Apps

Deep learning will be huge — and here’s who will dominate it

Artificial intelligence* is developing much faster than we thought. Just last month, Google’s DeepMind AI beat Lee Sedol, a legendary Go player, at his own game in a defining moment for the industry. What enabled this win is a relatively new AI technique called deep learning, which is transforming …

The Basics

[PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LINKS TO THE OTHER 7 PARTS OF THIS ‘HOW TO’ CAN BE FOUND ON THE LEFT HAND COLUMN. ALTERNATIVELY JUST CLICK THE LINK AT THE …

How to build a wood-fired pizza oven - delicious. magazine

<b>Meet the expert</b> <br>In 2008 Simon Brookes attended a Build and Bake course at Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage HQ in Devon, where he learned …

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