April 11, 2019
A startup product manager’s role is to develop product strategy, research and define products, and coordinate the tactical execution of products from inception to go-to-market. Here’s the process I go through to take an idea to market. There’s a lot of variation within each step. I’m not going to get into that, rather, I’m going to give you an overview of my process to help those with less experience better understand the day-to-day items.
Side projects and hobbies are hardly child’s play. On the contrary, they can be vital for gaining new skills and sniffing out new collaborative partners. This article explains you why side projects are so essential nowadays.
Let me start with an admission: I’m a huge believer in content marketing for myself and for my clients’ businesses. But content marketing takes a long time to deliver results and help your business go from a drought to a flood of clients. How do you make ends meet in the meantime? How do you keep body and soul together, and the electricity on, too? In the short term, nothing beats old-fashioned outreach coupled with a follow-up schedule.
When you meet a stranger and introduce yourself, you are often asked this question: “What do you do?” If you answer: I write, I cook, I play, I travel, I write web applications, I build software, I test out products and all such realistic things, you’ll next be asked: “What do you do professionally?” In other words, everyone is asking you “What do you do to make money?”
Let’s face it. Growing up, working as an employee to earn a living to support your family was just what was expected of you. However, after a few years in the workforce, sitting at a desk for 40 hours a week just isn’t as exhilarating as we thought it was. “But I have no choice,” we think. That’s where we are wrong. The secret? Cultivating streams of passive income. Just think – you could be earning income while you sleep! If you built up your passive income streams big enough, you could quit your job. Plenty of people have done it. While it’s not easy nor quick, it is possible.
Unlike most versions of Napoleon Hill's famous book, this edition restores his masterpiece to its original form and intent. It includes essential material on how to thrive in challenging economic times that was taken out of later versions but is incredibly relevant today. This is the only edition of Think and Grow Rich! that is fully annotated and indexed, providing key details about Dr. Hill's life and times, his lifelong research, and the leaders of business and industry he studied to glean the invaluable principles of success you'll discover here.