It all starts with your morning: rather than waking up on the wrong side of the bed, start with calm positivity. Whether you're an early riser who finds enjoyment in the early hours of the day, or a night owl who falls asleep already dreading the sound of the alarm, these seven morning habits will form the basis of a happy and productive workday.
"Do what you love." It's simple advice, yet so many of us find ourselves taking on jobs we don't enjoy, spending our valuable time half-asleep in front of our desks, and living our day-to-day lives with no real sense of passion or purpose.
Warren Buffett, Arianna Huffington, Bill Gates, and Richard Branson have built great companies. But the reason you know their names is because they also created great content, which developed their personal brands.
You're busy. Your phone's buzzing with notifications, your desk's a storm of Post-It notes, and your news feed says the world's got more than enough problems to solve (...Like this "sixth mass extinction" business? Your email inbox is already a black hole of doom!)
Leading a product team is invigorating. As the CEO of the product, the product manager has one of the best jobs in the company as well as one of the hardest.
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.
Conversations about innovation are everywhere: in magazines and newspapers, conference rooms and coffee shops.
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?