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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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The Product Roadmap vs. the Platform Roadmap
November 2, 2021
The Product Roadmap vs. the Platform Roadmap

Product roadmaps vs. platform roadmaps. Learn about the differences between these two types of roadmaps, and why you need to understand both in order to build and support…

The empathy gap is real in product development
October 25, 2021
The empathy gap is real in product development

The empathy gap is a real threat to every product development team — you cannot achieve product excellence unless you can empathize with the people who build, sell,…

The Founder's Paradox: How to Treat Everyone Differently and the Same
October 18, 2021
The Founder's Paradox: How to Treat Everyone Differently and the Same

It is up to a founder to create a structure with a clear set of values that apply to everyone while engaging with people differently. Everyone should receive the same…

The real secret behind every great product manager
October 12, 2021
The real secret behind every great product manager

What makes for a great product manager? Experience. Empathy. Technical skills. These are all worthy attributes. But the real secret behind every great product manager is…

Meet the Fall 2021 Aha! Fellows
October 11, 2021
Meet the Fall 2021 Aha! Fellows

Twice a year, we welcome people from historically underrepresented racial, ethnic, and disadvantaged groups for eight weeks of full-time, immersive learning — with a…

You Need To Say No at Work
October 4, 2021
You Need To Say No at Work

Saying no when your teammates, boss, or customers ask you for something is difficult — but it is vital when the request or opportunity is not aligned with your goals.…

The Founder's Paradox: How to Be Grateful Now When the Best Is Ahead
September 27, 2021
The Founder's Paradox: How to Be Grateful Now When the Best Is Ahead

Gratitude for what you have accomplished now and still wanting to achieve more might seem paradoxical — you need the right perspective as a company founder to balance…

The reasons to go agile with a little 'a'
September 21, 2021
The reasons to go agile with a little 'a'

Agile methodologies are not the same as "going agile." Learn which qualities agile product teams embody — so you can build better products and be happier doing it.

The Undeniable Truth Hiding Behind the Great Resignation
September 13, 2021
The Undeniable Truth Hiding Behind the Great Resignation

Is 2021 really the year of the “great resignation?” Something much bigger than career change is taking place — we are in the first wave of pandemic existential crises.

The 6 Worst Things Product Managers Say to Engineers
September 7, 2021
The 6 Worst Things Product Managers Say to Engineers

Here are six things that no engineer wants to hear from their product manager. Learn what not to say to the development team — plus what you should say instead.

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