This can be your ++ criteria when you interview a prospective team member. Automation can be setting up a software who does recursive jobs or training another team member.
"Release your idea into the market. See how it is being adapted. Then take the decision to invest time and energy in building a complete system around your idea." This is the suggestion I usually give to my clients, particularly to the boot-strapped start-ups. Starting small, only with the core features, and releasing to the audience as […]
This sentence was the foundation of Christopher Nolan’s The Prestige (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0482571/). Likewise, in ongoing revenue overviews & forecasts, it can be a tendency to evaluate a project or account solely on the basis of metrics such as revenue/month or revenue/billed developer. Good or consistent numbers are correlated to an healthy client relationship. These numbers can be deceiving, […]
A regular ongoing project has multiple tasks/modules being executed on day-to-day basis. Client’s life becomes really easy when they get regular updates about what’s going on. Predictability (more on that soon) of updates ensure there is no anxious moment for them. But at the same time, there should also be a room for demos too. All the updates are fine […]
You read it right, don’t hire for skills. But hire for attitude, attitude to succeed. People with achiever attitude will find their own way. The excerpt below is my go-to mantra while hiring new members to my team: Great companies don’t hire skilled people and motivate them, they hire already motivated people and inspire them. People are either […]
A very important question that every company should ask itself before delving into something. A critical mistake in company building is asking ‘can we do this’ when you should be asking ‘should we do this’. — Steve Cheney (@stevecheney) September 29, 2015 How do you answer ‘Should We Do This’? Create a 8 slides presentation […]
The biggest question I faced while working with a product I am leading. There was always a doubt, whether customers will like this product or not? Should I get more testing done? Should I revisit any business logics? When should I target to release? The answer I finally got was very simple – Right Now. I […]
Season 2014-15 started with a mixed bag of expectations for Brendan Rodgers’ men. Some were hopeful to see more of the style of play that took Liverpool close to BPL silverware last season. But many didn’t count them in for new season’s title challenge as BR’s ‘Death by Football’ style was expected to take a […]