What is a product?
Purpose of a product? Serve customer needs!
A product is a solution that serves a customer need. This is the most concise and to the point description of ‘product’ I can come up with. In the below article I’d like to unpack it. Defining a product always starts with its customers. Someone out there should have a need that the product can […]
A faulty list of reasons talented employees stay and what actually drives motivation
Recently I shared my thoughts on what should come first, your customer or your employees in a small post called ‘Customers First or employees first?’. Now I’d like to revisit this topic, because Steve Denning wrote a quite brilliant, comprehensive article about this topic. In this article I will apply Steve’s arguments to Products instead of […]
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious
Or: what I think is important to focus on when you want to keep motivated talent from walking away from you as a company/employer. You may have seen this ‘Talented employees stay because they are’ image doing the rounds. I found it on LinkedIn here. It plays to the trouble lots of employers are having with […]
This quote speaks to me in volumes. As a self-proclaimed generalist and highly curious person (in multiple ways), this is what I do. Turn up the passion to eleven and be curious about all sorts of stuff. Although come to think about it, it does have a bit more focus than it used to have. […]