ZohoDay: Productivity and Purpose

deal architect

There were so many varied perspectives but a few things really jumped out as I looked at my notes Productivity From last year's analyst day, I had. I have had a few days to reflect on the Zoho Analyst Summit.

7 Ways To Maximize Team Motivation And Productivity

Startup Professionals Musings

There are many ways to add levity to a tough challenge, and engaging the team occasionally in some fun activities will work wonders for your team’s productivity and motivation. Investors have long agreed that you invest in the team, more than the product.

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6 Ways To Make You An Entrepreneur Before The Product

Startup Professionals Musings

In fact, some totally avoid it, assuming their product or solution will speak for itself later. A positive personal brand will give your product instant credibility. Yet I assure you that your personal impact, and future product success, can be severely impacted by this lack of focus.

Product management and curiosity

VC Cafe

When you are product manager, your work is never really done. You learn about how people use the product, analyse the data and come up with experiments to increase usage. Many of those fail and never make it to the product. A product starts with an idea.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Customer-Centric Strategies Win Over Product-Centric

Startup Professionals Musings

Is your marketing focus product-centric or customer-centric ? If you only sell products, it’s time to realize that times have changed. With a wealth of products now available, customers look for the most memorable experience , not just the best product.

The Psychology Behind Product Placement


You need to keep the consumer browsing happily through your area, finding the products they desire with ease. The study of retail product placement is big business. You need to use part knowledge and part instinct to find the correct location for the products you sell.

5 Elements Of Innovation That Are Not Product Related

Startup Professionals Musings

Investors and others look for evidence of the virtuous cycle of innovation leadership – a lofty vision attracts better talent, producing better products and memorable customer experiences, attracting key customers, building a stronger brand, which attracts the best talent.

5 Modern Ways To Make Your Product Uniquely Memorable

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur believes that their product or service is memorable, and that every customer will quickly see the advantage over competitors. Yet true product differentiation in the eye of the customer is rarely achieved.

Increase Productivity While Working From Home


Regardless of the reason, a lot of people find it hard to be productive when working from home. That said, there are a few things that can help improve your productivity when working from home. If you want to increase your productivity, you have to simulate a working environment so that your brain is able to switch to work mode when you need it to. This will help you focus on being productive during work time. Others personal productivity remote work work from home

Why Product Packaging Important For Your Startup


If you are planning to start a product line, it is imperative to know the basics and importance of product packaging. The product packaging you use can make or break your business. Below are some of the reasons why product packaging is vital for your start-up company; 1.

Four Work-Life Productivity Strategies For Solopreneurs

YFS Magazine

Editor Picks Lead personal development productivity solopreneur solopreneurshipRemember why you started your business in the first place – perhaps to give yourself more autonomy and freedom with your time, not the other way around.

How To Focus On Being Productive, Instead Of Busy

YFS Magazine

Lead personal development productivity productivity tips productivity toolsLet’s be honest. Entrepreneurs are notoriously busy. You know what we’re talking about –– hustle, grind, repeat. But there's a better way.

Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Measure Daily Productivity

YFS Magazine

How do you measure productivity. We asked entrepreneurs to finish the sentence "I know my day has been productive when…" Here's what they said. Lead personal development productivity workflow

6 Simple Habits Productive People Have In Common

YFS Magazine

You don’t need complex systems or expensive tools to improve productivity. Lead personal development productivity productivity tipsDo you work so hard with little to show for it at the end of the day?

5 Market Obstacles That Kill Even Compelling Products

Startup Professionals Musings

Even when your new product or solution fills a real customer need, and has a positive value proposition, many new venture founders are surprised and frustrated to find that excited customers are hard to find and growth is slow. Product is “disruptive technology” or a “paradigm shift.”

This Is How Founders Achieve Product-Market Fit

YFS Magazine

To get a better grasp on the practical application of product-market fit, let's take a look at how founders achieved it rather quickly for their startups. Plan product development product market fit starting a business

These 5 Things Are Killing Employee Productivity


In hidden ways, their productivity is being killed. If you have read our article on how to max out worker productivity then you have a head start in the right direction. Next, you have to take a look at some of the things to avoid to make sure you keep that productivity high.

How to Create a Product that Truly Delights Customers


You can create a product that truly delights customers. For entrepreneurs, this prototype should serve as an example of what it takes to build a continuously successful product. An idea that exists only in a vacuum will ultimately result in a product that’s set up to fail.

6 Productivity Hacks For Success-Hungry Startups


Well, if you’re determined to boost your productivity, keep reading for our collection of productivity hacks that every startup swears by. Assign work so that it maximises the strengths of your team, and watch your productivity soar. Others productivity hacks startup advice

9 Warning Signs Perfectionism is Killing Your Digital Productivity


In today’s rapidly changing world, we are in constant search of instruments and techniques that would make us more productive. Productivity influences our self-esteem. We believe: the more productive we are, the more others will respect us and consider […].

How To Work From Anywhere And Maintain Your Productivity

YFS Magazine

Here's some expert advice that will help you maintain your productivity while working remotely. Lead personal development personal growth productivity recommendedNeed to keep your 'work from anywhere' momentum going?

Maximizing Your Workplace Productivity


To stay productive in the office, all you need is a little motivation and some organizational strategies to help you out. And hey, if you’re interested enough to be reading how you can improve that productivity, you’re on the right track to success already.

When To Hire A Video Production Company


With the high demand for quality video content, video production companies have been on the rise. While it is important to choose the right video production agency , it is paramount that you make the right decision on when to seek such services.

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The Four Parts of a Minimal Viable Product

Grasshopper Herder

Isn''t an MVP just a bare bones product? If people sign up for our MVP, that means we''ve got Product/Market Fit, right? Lean Startups Minimum Viable Product Product/Market Fit product/market fit storyboarding

Savvy Entrepreneurs Plan Both Business And Product

Startup Professionals Musings

Most technical entrepreneurs I know demand the discipline of a product specification or plan, and then assume that their great product will drive a great business. A product plan is never a substitute for a business plan. business plan entrepreneur product plan startup

4 TED Talks On Productivity


TED Talks touch on a large amount of topics and we decided – why not add our favorite productivity talks for you? Here are a handful of those talks focusing on issues with being productive and how you can overcome them. Carlin Daharsh: Too Busy for Productivity.

6 Ways to increase productivity in a startup

Our Own Start-up

What you need to keep in mind is that increasing productivity in your startup is definitely not a difficult matter. Startups increase productivity in a startup productivity in a startup startup success tips startup tips successful startup Ways to increase productivity in a startup

Improve Employee Productivity Using The Following Strategies


If you are looking to improve the productivity of your employees, you first need to ensure that they have all the tools they need. Training your employees will, for sure, improve their productivity.

5 Habits That Kill Your Productivity

YFS Magazine

You may have picked up a few habits that make productivity an uphill battle. Here's a list of 5 common habits to break asap and boost your productivity. Lifestyle health and wellness lifestyle personal development productivity

Open Plan Offices Kill Productivity. Here’s What to Do Instead.


The post Open Plan Offices Kill Productivity. Culture Productivity Startups productivityFor years, the business world lived under the false pretense that open plan offices were a killer idea. I myself even bought into the hype.

Productivity Hacks They Don’t Teach You In School


It means that we’re looking at a generation of people who have to learn the basics of productivity for themselves. The majority end up in what authors call the “grey zone” – a state of mind that is not particularly productive. .

False Positives and Product / Market Fit

Grasshopper Herder

Which one of these tests will actually tell us if we have the fabled Product / Market Fit? Business Model Lean Startups customer development survey product/market fit startup marketing pyramid survey.io Lean Startup is hard. All we want is to build something people want.

How To Design Your Office Space For Optimal Productivity

YFS Magazine

A well-designed office space plays an important role in company culture, workflow, and overall productivity. Workspaces office design productivity workspacesHere are a few fresh ideas.

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What’s your best productivity hack?

Version One Ventures

I’ve been thinking about productivity a lot lately. My best productivity hack is to touch every email only once. Nothing wrecks productivity like a lack of sleep. As an investor, time is always the scarcest resource.

Reuniting Product Management and Lean UX

Grasshopper Herder

We product managers have let ourselves be put into smaller product owner boxes. Product Management User Experience lean UX user experience We''ve been focused on process when the biggest risks are about markets.

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For Startups, Software Team Extension Solves Product Development Challenges

YFS Magazine

Grow Technology outsourcing product development recommended software development software team extension technologyIf you need highly-skilled developers for your next software project, discover key benefits of leveraging a software team extension.

5 Key Actions To Maximize Entrepreneur Productivity

Startup Professionals Musings

That’s productivity. That is a huge hit on productivity. For insight, I recommend the details provided in a recent book “ The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity, ” by Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill, and Leena Rinne. That’s extraordinary productivity.

7 Tips To Transform Boredom Into Productivity

YFS Magazine

So, here's a look at 7 tips to help transform boredom into productive solutions. Lead managing workflow personal development productivity time managementChallenging business tasks can leave you feeling stuck.

5 Ways Flexibility Can Improve Productivity


If you’re like most workers, you’re constantly striving for greater productivity. By some reports, the secret to increasing productivity is flexibility , both in terms of the flexibility that employers give employees and the flexibility that employees give themselves.

4 Amazing Productivity Hacks For Freelancers

YFS Magazine

It can be hard to maximize productivity on a daily basis. Back Office Grow freelancing lifestyle productivity productivity tips working at homeFreelancers often struggle with distractions. These 4 tips will help.

6 Keys to Marketing Customer Experience vs Products

Startup Professionals Musings

Not so long ago, every business assumed that the keys to success were the highest quality product, the best value for the buck, and the best customer service. Exploit your product and service differences. Scott Addis marketing products startup

How To Boost Your Productivity, Health, And Wellness At Work

YFS Magazine

Since we spend an average of eight hours each day at the office, ensuring our workplaces are safe, happy, healthy, and productive is essential. Lifestyle health and wellness lifestyle productivity workplace wellness