Aha! Blog

January 28, 2016

How Smart Employees Play Hard to Get

In every company there is always at least one of them. The one who has to be first at everything. You know who I am talking about — you might even be next to him in a…

January 25, 2016

Don’t Outsource Your Brain to Consultants

If you have worked in a big company — you can almost smell it in the air. The big boss has some thorny problem or is afraid to actually make an important decision. And…

January 22, 2016

6 Ways Product Managers Avoid Product Disasters

Is it really that bad? “80 to 90 percent of products fail.” You might hear this statistic quoted a lot, but it is not clear exactly where it comes from and it’s likely…

January 20, 2016

Employees Don't Care About Your Office Perks

My friend had it made right out of college. At least she thought so at first. She had joined a global firm in a tough-to-snag sales role. The break rooms on each floor…

January 15, 2016

One Secret Every Great Manager Knows About You

Lately I have noticed a trend in business magazines: talking about management like it is a game, with rules and strategies for winning. Some articles offer useful advice…