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The Founder’s Paradox: The “Future You” Might Not Like the Choices “Today You” Is Making
September 23, 2019
The Founder’s Paradox: The “Future You” Might Not Like the Choices “Today You” Is Making

The guy with the laptop. This is how I am known by one of my kid’s soccer coaches. Let me explain. The kids need to be there before games 45 minutes to warm up. There is…

Buzz, Buzz — You Just Got Stung by the Office Bee
September 17, 2019
Buzz, Buzz — You Just Got Stung by the Office Bee

Jet skiing. Baking. Beekeeping. We have written before about some of the ways our teammates at Aha! recharge. I have to smile when I think about Andrew, our own software…

The One Thing Most Recruiters Overlook
September 16, 2019
The One Thing Most Recruiters Overlook

Does this sound unrealistic? A screening call on Monday. An interview with the hiring manager on Tuesday. A chat with another cross-functional team member on Wednesday. A…

Aha! Cares — A New Model for Corporate Giving
September 10, 2019
Aha! Cares — A New Model for Corporate Giving

Aha! Cares is redefining how for-profit companies support nonprofit organizations. Learn more about how we give back and how to start a similar program.

How to Avoid a Rambling Presentation at Work
September 9, 2019
How to Avoid a Rambling Presentation at Work

“Can you get to the point?” The senior executive who asked this was clearly annoyed. It was early in my career and my colleague was presenting quarterly marketing results…

Just Launched! — New Keyboard Shortcuts in Aha!
September 5, 2019
Just Launched! — New Keyboard Shortcuts in Aha!

Mouse vs. keyboard. Which one do you prefer? For most of us, the answer is probably a blend of both. A mouse is great for viewing menu options and choosing the one you…

Remote Team Meetings vs. Office Team Meetings
September 3, 2019
Remote Team Meetings vs. Office Team Meetings

“What do you mean you saw your co-workers? You work at home.” A friend who works for the county court system once asked me this with a look of confusion on his face. He…

Just Launched! — Use Markdown in Aha! to Format Your Text
August 28, 2019
Just Launched! — Use Markdown in Aha! to Format Your Text

Flow interrupted. You know the scenario — you are in a groove and the ideas are coming fast. But you keep having to scroll up to format the text. Bold here, numbered list…

The Founder’s Paradox: How Do You Give 100 Percent to Every Teammate and Still Let Go?
August 27, 2019
The Founder’s Paradox: How Do You Give 100 Percent to Every Teammate and Still Let Go?

We are all capable of achieving greatness. But big achievement rarely happens in isolation. You need support from those who have done it before you — as well as…

Product Strategy vs. Marketing Strategy
August 26, 2019
Product Strategy vs. Marketing Strategy

“But why?” You have probably heard this question countless times if you are a parent. Children have a seemingly insatiable curiosity to learn the reasons and causes for…