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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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How 100 Remote Workers Connect Every Week
June 6, 2019
How 100 Remote Workers Connect Every Week

Aha! is a fully remote company. Learn how staying committed to our weekly video gatherings keeps our remote team connected and focused.

The Marketing Roadmap vs. the Program Plan
June 4, 2019
The Marketing Roadmap vs. the Program Plan

The product roadmap vs. the release plan. I recently wrote about this topic for product managers — detailing how you need the first to set the product direction and then…

3 Signs Your Teammate Will Claim Your Work
May 28, 2019
3 Signs Your Teammate Will Claim Your Work

I bet you will recognize this person. Let’s call them Cary. You know, the one who lurks at the corner of every project. Cary claims the team’s work as their own, without…

The Product Roadmap vs. the Marketing Roadmap
May 21, 2019
The Product Roadmap vs. the Marketing Roadmap

Are product roadmaps and marketing roadmaps the same? Follow this breakdown to learn the differences between product roadmaps and marketing roadmaps.

Go Ahead — Beat Yourself Up
May 20, 2019
Go Ahead — Beat Yourself Up

“Do not beat yourself up.” I am sure you have heard this before. It is a well-intentioned remark meant to soothe the sting of failure. There is some truth to being gentle…

The Product Roadmap vs. the Release Plan
May 13, 2019
The Product Roadmap vs. the Release Plan

Product managers are the navigation system of a company. Think about it like GPS. When you enter an address into GPS, you get the final destination — as well as a list of…

The Founder’s Paradox: How to Balance Certainty With Uncertainty
May 7, 2019
The Founder’s Paradox: How to Balance Certainty With Uncertainty

We are living in uncertain times. You could say this has always been true — life is unpredictable and so are we. People are complex. There is confusion and chaos,…

The VP of Marketing vs. the VP of Sales
May 6, 2019
The VP of Marketing vs. the VP of Sales

The VP of marketing and VP of sales both need a clear vision. Find out what these two leaders can accomplish when they are in sync on strategy.

The Secrets Behind The Responsive Method by Aha!
April 30, 2019
The Secrets Behind The Responsive Method by Aha!

T-R-M. You will hear these three letters often at Aha! — with teammates exclaiming things like, “Melissa showed some next-level TRM today, showing the customer new…

The Founder’s Paradox: How to Stay Focused When Other Opportunities Keep Tempting You
April 29, 2019
The Founder’s Paradox: How to Stay Focused When Other Opportunities Keep Tempting You

It takes courage to have a single focus. I have been thinking about this a lot lately. Because while it takes chutzpah to set really ambitious goals, that is not where…

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