It is not easy to be an entrepreneur. The odds are very often stacked against you. Depending on which criteria we use, research consistently shows that anywhere between 40 per cent and a staggering 90 per cent of startups fail. A weak management team and running out of money rank among the top...

The story is based on my five years of experience working with amazing team members in content marketing at iPrice Group. Here are my 10 key learnings from this journey: (Really) Teach what you preach People will directly or indirectly replicate how their leaders behave. If we want people to read,...

Every manager has to undertake a tricky task of teaching employees to make the right decisions, the ones that will be profitable for the business. As my team was growing, I also came to realize I had to delegate responsibility. I don’t like to be micromanaged — so I don’t micromanage my team....

In a typical project meeting most attendees do not contribute but attend just to hear the conversation. A large amount of developer time is wasted. This drains resources from the project and can create a scheduling nightmare. Read the full...

Team building is not popular. One survey found that 31% of workers dislike team-building activities. Perhaps many have been scarred by the forced fun of clumsy corporate team building events. But there’s real value there to be unlocked. How well a team communicates can be more important than how...

Every tech company either big or small tries to find the right team for their tech startup since it is the most crucial thing for their success. Bringing the best tech builders can make a major impact in achieving the company’s goal. Failure in this can bring skyrocketing debt, failure in...

Productivity is a volatile thing in the office. It comes and goes. Just like there are ups and downs in life, some days are more rewarding than others at the workplace too. There will be times when your team would get in a slump and you will have to jumpstart them back to life. Read the full...

Although WFH is now the new normal because of COVID, managing a remote startup presents unique challenges. As first-time founders of a fully-distributed team, this is the advice and playbook we wish we read when we started out on this journey.Read the full...

The coronavirus pandemic is creating unprecedented challenges, both for public health and the economy — and those challenges are causing many businesses to lay off their employees and shutter their doors, at least for the time being.Read the full...

“I’m going to do a boss move,” announced my manager, almost like she was going to step out for lunch. “Let’s discuss more in our meeting later.”Read the full...

One of the most important aspects of building great product organisations is to design a system where builders thrive. A group of well-organized, ambitious yet humble, smart folks is an unstoppable force. Read the full...

As a software engineer with more than 15 years of experience, a LinkedIn and Stackoverflow profile, I got my fair share of interaction with recruiters. Some were spot-on with the relaxed to the point attitude that gets an engineer’s attention.Read the full...

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I occasionally (and usually accidentally) find myself in a discussion about whether or not every story should be a shippable increment of work. Recently, I got involved (deliberately) in the discussion when I was invited to answer the question, “...should a user story correspond to a potentially...

For those of you who are Tinder users or just watchful to the tech news, you should know that the App is offering the option to match with anyone in the entire world, helping people to have virtual dates during this time of pandemic crisis.Read the full...