Being a new manager is tough. When I first became a manager in 2016 I remember feeling really excited about the promotion followed by paranoia that I am responsible for people and their lives. Okay, maybe some exaggeration but I would have some influence on whether coming to work was fun or not. I reached… Continue reading What I Wish I Knew as a New Manager
Setting performance goals is easily one of the most important areas to spend time on. It has a multitude of benefits ranging from achieving organizational goals to better performance appraisals. I’m a huge goal setter and it’s one of the ways I know if I’m improving in areas of my work or even life. I’ve… Continue reading Crash Course on Setting Performance Goals
Creating an effective marketing strategy can triple or quadruple your growth. That’s easier said than done. Where do you even start? Well, we go to the first principles. First-principles is a tried and true way of reverse engineering a theory into the smallest fundamental bits that are objectively true. It’s sometimes called “reasoning from first… Continue reading What are the first principles of a marketing strategy?
Why does starting with the customer matter? Well, the one thing that dictates whether your business will succeed or not is your customer. They will either come back and buy again from you or go somewhere else. One of the reasons I love SEO is it makes you think from a customer perspective. I found it… Continue reading Why starting with the customer matters
Creating a goal is a great task and is really the key to making sure you’re heading towards your best life. But the biggest issue that I have trouble with and have heard from others is creating a goal that is realistic and makes you feel accomplished. I’ve always been a goal setter, but to be honest… Continue reading How to Create Better Realistic Goals that Makes You Feel Accomplished