HOW TO IMPLEMENT A STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE FOR YOUR ONLINE BUSINESS

HOW TO IMPLEMENT A STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE FOR YOUR ONLINE BUSINESS

Are you an online business owner looking to scale? Do you feel frustrated because you have become the bottleneck of your business? If this resonates with you, keep reading! There are two main things that you need to start doing to be able to run your business like a Superstar CEO. Implementing processes Hiring a team You may not have realized it yet, but you already have processes implemented in your business. A process is how you…

3 TIPS TO INCREASE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY AND REACH YOUR GOALS

3 TIPS TO INCREASE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY AND REACH YOUR GOALS

Have you ever struggled with productivity and felt that you are no longer able to reach your goals? Are you worried about not making enough progress? Do you wonder how to be productive without burning out? Many of my clients have asked themselves these questions more than once and the truth is that there is no magical solution to being productive, it just takes some good habits and discipline. Most of the entrepreneurs I work with are…

THE TWO MAIN FEARS ABOUT HIRING AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

THE TWO MAIN FEARS ABOUT HIRING AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

Being an entrepreneur is really exciting and it comes with a lot of great perks and rewards — you are your own boss and you make the rules. Your work schedule is flexible and it just feels so damn AWESOME to be able to run your OWN company. However, being a business owner also means having to conquer your fears in order to move forward and grow your company. Especially you need to understand how to overcome…

BUILDING CULTURE IN A REMOTE TEAM

BUILDING CULTURE IN A REMOTE TEAM

Every company, big or small, has its own culture. But how do you approach building culture in a remote team? The company culture is like the personality type of the company. It defines the atmosphere in which people work. Culture includes several elements such as the mission, expectations, assumptions, work environment, ethics and values. If your team fits in within the company culture, they will feel that their values are consistent with those of the company…

4 TIPS TO EFFICIENTLY MANAGE A REMOTE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TEAM

4 TIPS TO EFFICIENTLY MANAGE A REMOTE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TEAM

The way you manage your remote team can make or break your project success. The truth is that managing a virtual team can be more challenging than doing so with a collocated one. Processes, communications and expectations are very different. You are probably even dealing with different time zones and cultures. Founders often feel overwhelmed when they don’t see progress being made. Having the right techniques in place will stop you from being kept in the…

HOW TO HIRE FOR AGILE TEAMS

HOW TO HIRE FOR AGILE TEAMS

It can be quite hard to hire the right people. People expects you to do it right otherwise it will cost the company a lot of time and money. No pressure. Companies usually hire for these reasons: – To decrease time to market – To solve a problem – To increase revenue And they often use a traditional approach to hiring: The interview. This is how it usually goes: Candidates will have an interview either…

WHAT MATH CAN TEACH YOU ABOUT MOTIVATION

WHAT MATH CAN TEACH YOU ABOUT MOTIVATION

If you have a team you may be facing this common, yet challenging problem: Loss of motivation. You’ve tried a lot of different things to fix it because you do care about them, am I right? Monthly bonuses. Pay raises. Extra holidays. However it seems none of that is working very well. You still remember the early days when they were so excited about your project. Happy people working towards a common goal. So what…

THREE EFFECTIVE HIRING TIPS FOR EARLY STAGE STARTUPS

THREE EFFECTIVE HIRING TIPS FOR EARLY STAGE STARTUPS

Hiring can be a pretty scary event. For a while, you’ve been doing things on your own or with your co-founder, but there is a moment in time when things get busy and you need help. This is a crucial moment that sometimes can be hard to miss (or better said, sometimes we feel it but decide to IGNORE it). Deep inside you know it’s time to have your own team. Although it should feel exciting,…

THE SKILLSET YOU NEED THROUGHOUT YOUR PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE

THE SKILLSET YOU NEED THROUGHOUT YOUR PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE

It can be challenging to know what type of skills you need to have in your team to build an application in a cost-effective manner. You may be asking yourself: How do I manage people? Will they be available when I need them? At what stage of my project will I need them? How will my team contribute between each other? Should I have every single person on board since day one or can some of…

HOW TO KNOW IF YOUR PROJECT IS AT RISK

HOW TO KNOW IF YOUR PROJECT IS AT RISK

You’ve done your planning and now the project is up and running. Your team is working hard to build your product and everybody seems to be on track. Things run smoothly and moving forward every day. This is the ideal situation we all want to be in. However most of the times we will have to deal with some situations that can put the project at risk. Whether you manage your own team or you…