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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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Selling to the Unpredictable Customer
October 6, 2014
Selling to the Unpredictable Customer

Customers are an oxymoron today. They are more knowable than ever before but harder to actually understand. Constantly on-the-go and hard to pin down, it’s more difficult…

10 Things to Do at a Startup Every Friday
October 3, 2014
10 Things to Do at a Startup Every Friday

I’m a closer. As I mentioned earlier in the week, I’m a “goals first” guy and I generate lists that help me do my best. But I am also a guy who will run through walls to…

10 Things To Do Every Monday
September 30, 2014
10 Things To Do Every Monday

I have always been focused on achievement. I’m a “goals first” guy and I generate lists that help me do my best. A to-do list gives me a sense of control and makes me…

20 Things Developers Should Stop Saying
September 23, 2014
20 Things Developers Should Stop Saying

Software developers are notorious for using jargon. Discover the top 20 most irritating phrases software developers say.

How to Cry at a Startup
September 22, 2014
How to Cry at a Startup

All types of crazy things have happened to me on the job. A guy ran by me holding a 9mm gun at his side, I worked for a former CIA operative who told me to watch my back,…

Stop "Failing Faster"
September 15, 2014
Stop "Failing Faster"

Companies should stop failing faster and start succeeding faster. Learn about 4 steps to take now to set yourself up for success.

The 4 Cs of the Startup CEO
September 10, 2014
The 4 Cs of the Startup CEO

Do you strive to be a better leader? Follow these 4 C’s to become the CEO that every winning team wants as a leader.

5 Signs You Fear Job Change
September 3, 2014
5 Signs You Fear Job Change

Risk aversion and resistance to change have nothing to do with intelligence. So, let’s get that out of the way upfront. There is no correlation between fear and…

Aha! Integrated With Slack
September 2, 2014
Aha! Integrated With Slack

Aha! integrates with Slack to keep the entire team in sync. Send all product planning and roadmapping activity from Aha! to Slack. Learn how to get started in minutes.

Why We All Need A Roadmap
August 26, 2014
Why We All Need A Roadmap

Do you have a personal roadmap? Learn the top 4 benefits of creating a personal roadmap and what your plan should include.

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