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Uncensored advice about product development and building a high-growth software company from Brian de Haaff, co-founder and CEO at Aha!

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Introducing Aha! Create — Your New Digital Notebook
March 8, 2022
Introducing Aha! Create — Your New Digital Notebook

Building something new is about problem solving and creativity. From jotting down thoughts to documenting meeting notes, you probably use a mix of physical notebooks,…

Aha! Introduces New European Union (EU) Data Center
March 8, 2022
Aha! Introduces New European Union (EU) Data Center

Aha! offers product development teams in the European Union the option to choose a regional data center. Find out more about the EU data center.

7 Product Managers Share Their Productivity Tips
March 4, 2022
7 Product Managers Share Their Productivity Tips

Product managers are experts at finding ways to work better to reach goals faster. Read seven time management tips for product managers from the Aha! product experts.

Are Product Managers Ready for Value-Based Product Development?
February 15, 2022
Are Product Managers Ready for Value-Based Product Development?

Learn how product teams estimate the value of new functionality, track progress through the product development engine, and measure the actual worth in production.

How To Build Excitement for a Startup When People Are Skeptical
February 7, 2022
How To Build Excitement for a Startup When People Are Skeptical

How to convince people to buy your product and join your startup? Here are a few tips: Distill your insight. Share your vision. Answer counterarguments. Be transparent.…

Who Should Really Own Product Development?
February 1, 2022
Who Should Really Own Product Development?

Product development is a meta level of work that requires CEO and CTO attention, exceptional cross-functional team agreement, and seamless coordination.

Stop hiding behind the webcam — get on video
January 28, 2022
Stop hiding behind the webcam — get on video

Virtual meetings are important times of connection for remote teams. Do not minimize the time by turning your webcam off.

What does it actually mean to be bootstrapped?
January 18, 2022
What does it actually mean to be bootstrapped?

Bootstrapping is more than just how a business is funded. Bootstrapped companies and teams follow an operating philosophy that enables independent and efficient…

Make 2022 the Year You Reclaim Your Joy at Work
January 11, 2022
Make 2022 the Year You Reclaim Your Joy at Work

If you are unhappy with your current situation at work, you have the power to regain your joy. Read on to discover how to reframe your mindset and feel happy at work…

How To Do What You Think Is Right When Everyone Disagrees
January 10, 2022
How To Do What You Think Is Right When Everyone Disagrees

While there will be times when many people disagree with you, it does not always mean that you are wrong. Here is how to approach these conversations strategically while…

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