Items tagged with business

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evhead: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea

December 31, 2007 - 42 words
evhead: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea — Evan Williams attempts...
Also tagged as: entrepreneurship innovation product productmanagement

The Introvert's Guide To Selling

October 27, 2007 - 27 words
The Introvert’s Guide To Selling — BusinessPundit describes what sales really is, why entrepreneurs need...
Also tagged as: businesspundit sales

Sample Contracts and Business Forms

December 20, 2006 - 18 words
Sample Contracts and Business Forms — Thousands of real-life sample contracts. Get actual legal agreements...
Also tagged as: contracts legal

It's Popcorn time again

September 6, 2006 - 464 words
Popcorn sales have started again in my house, providing more business and life lessons for my kids.
Also tagged as: candy cubscouts customerservice fundraiser popcorn

Chinese Math

May 9, 2006 - 20 words
If you think all you need is 3% of your market to break even, you’d...
Also tagged as: chinesemath projections startups

Open Source profits

February 14, 2006 - 116 words
Big companies are becoming major contributors to open source projects and sometimes buying the companies behind them. There’s big profits to be made in open source.
Also tagged as: opensource opensourceinbusiness

Why Small Businesses should blog

August 3, 2004 - 151 words , 3 comments
Six reasons your small business should have a blog.
Also tagged as: in weblogs

Writing Realistic Job Descriptions

July 10, 2003 - 685 words , 19 comments
Publish a job listing like this one and you are virtually guaranteeing that you won’t get qualified applicants for the position.
Also tagged as: bestof jobdescriptions monster

Total Experience

August 29, 2002 - 40 words
A great Web site, cheap prices, and bad service. Which will your customers remember?
Also tagged as: customers ecommerce strategy

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Dysfunctions of output-oriented software teams (Sep 17)
Whatever you call it, the symptom is that you're measuring your progress by how much you build and deliver instead of measuring success by the amount of customer value you create.
Evaluative and generative product development (Aug 30)
Customers never even talk to the companies that don't fit their needs at all. If the only product ideas you're considering are those that meet the needs of your current customers, then you're only going to find new customers that look exactly like your current customers.
Product Manager Career Ladder (Aug 19)
What are the steps along the product management career path?
Building the Customer-Informed Product (Aug 15)
Strong products aren't composed of a list of features dictated by customers. They are guided by strong visions, and the execution of that vision is the primary focus of product development.
Assumptions and project planning (Feb 18)
When your assumptions change, it's reasonable that your project plans and needs change as well. But too many managers are afraid to go back and re-work a plan that they've already agreed to.
Feature voting is harmful to your product (Feb 7)
There's a lot of problems with using feature voting to drive your product.
Encouraging 1:1s from other managers in your organization (Jan 4)
If you’re managing other managers, encourage them to hold their own 1:1s. It’s such an important tool for managing and leading that everyone needs to be holding them.
One on One Meetings - a collection of posts about 1:1s (Jan 2)
A collection of all my writing on 1:1s

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