Culture. It is probably a term you hear often -- and I believe that it is one worth discussing. Clearly, we want more than just a job -- we want mor...
For most emerging startups selling products (and sometimes services), building an online eCommerce platform is a critical first step.
The book's first habit is "be proactive." That means you're in charge, and you're the creator. When you act like you aren't responsible for your life, you shift the blame to external sources like your parents, your boss or even the weather.
Merely pointing out flaws comes across as egotistical. If you're going to point out the problems, also remember to offer up some solutions.
Failure at some point in your product career is inevitable. When it happens, your first instinct may be to run and hide out rather than face your mistake. Or worse, maybe you are starting to point a finger at others. But you are better than that -- and there is too much at stake.
I get to see the process from that side, dealing with people who want to get in the media, and people who do eventually get featured. Being in this position has taught me some valuable lessons on how to deal with the media, and of course, what not to do.
A business can be started on the side, and it doesn't have to consume you. You can get what you want without sacrificing your job or your family. Not everything in life has to be a big risk.
If you want to be a great product manager, you must never avoid customers. The good ones and the rough ones. Here is how to conquer your fear and get back in the game.
I've learned that when I chose to spend time with my kids, I have become more straightforward with more approach in my business and the results were amazing.
Remember how Steve Jobs started Apple in his garage and how Tony Robbins had to wash the plates in his bathtub because he used to be so poor?
We have unwittingly created the perfect Darwinian training ground. Beware -- the creatures that adapt to these pressures come back stronger than ever before.
Many entrepreneurs with multiple college degrees under their belts spend years trying to start a successful company. But 20-something Shark Tank star Lani Lazzari has already mastered it.
The trick is finding something that truly utilizes your gifts and interests. So, what is it about your profession that you can't live without? If the list is long, when your job inevitably mixes with your personal time -- you won't resent it.
Today I crossed paths with a deadbeat. No, it's not the first time. Or the last. But it always surprises me when it happens. I have a pretty positive outlook on life, so it stings when I run into lousy people.
Whether you're a creative soul or think you haven't got a single creative bone in your body: creativity has something for you. In today's marketplace, creativity is linked to innovation: a valuable and sought-after skill.
After six years in the software industry, I began to question what difference I was making to society through my work. The values of service and giving which I carried deep inside influenced my thinking and kept me socially conscious. The social disparity that I witnessed all around disturbed me, and I asked myself how I could use my knowledge and skills to change it.