Aha! Blog

March 2, 2016

An Open Letter to Rich Startups

Can you feel them? The headwinds are starting to blow. The markets are going sideways and barrels of oil are now cheaper than going out to lunch with a close friend.

February 25, 2016

How to Handle that Awkward Video Interview

That sure is a handsome-looking pup you have there. He looks like a great companion and he is probably a ton of fun to hike with! But when he starts barking in the middle…

February 24, 2016

Make 2016 Your Year of "No"

Saying “no” can be difficult. Follow these tips to zoom in on what you really care about, so you can say "no" to everything else.

February 23, 2016

4 Simple Tricks for Product Roadmap Alignment

The Chief Product Officer of a large firm in Minneapolis complained to me that their Product Managers couldn’t see—or didn’t share—the larger picture. He reported that…

February 18, 2016

How to Solve Your Worst Problem in 15 Minutes

Everyone feels like a fool sometimes when they just cannot solve a thorny problem. You know what I mean — the kind of riddle that keeps you awake at night and invades…

February 16, 2016

4 Qualities of Great Remote Teams

Remote teams are often better than their all-in-the-office peers. There, I said it. After working for six years on distributed, high-performance teams, it’s the truth.…