SaaS Generalist

Resources to build & grow your career in SaaS

Four Career 101s you'll never regret learning

Writing 101 How to articulate your thoughts clearly How to influence through words How to document without ambiguity Design 101 How to present your ideas clearly How to pick right fonts & colors (or avoid wrong ones) How to vis...

8 things you can do before and after a meeting

The not so common but useful things you can do before, during and after a meeting Check the attendees calendar to see if they are coming from a meeting/have a meeting to go to. Plan accordingly. Share an agenda, yes. But don’t r...

Are you thinking "No one's gonna read my writing"

Want to write but wondering “Who will read it?” You from 5 years ago will read it. Write for that person and many others like that. The first thought that enters your mind when you want to share something online is “Well, is this even useful?”. T...

Alternatives to rude things you might say

“How’s it going?” > “Is it done?” “I built on top of it” > “I made changes to it” “I noticed something” > “There’s a mistake” “Need more time?” > “Today was the deadline” “Need some help with it?” > “Gentle reminder” “Sharing this w...

Personal branding team

Companies should experiment with a ‘Personal Branding’ team who identify individuals with potential and amplify their brand. A lot more return on investment than fully investing on company brand. Here’s a simplified explanation. People are more l...

Leaders, open up your calendars NOW!

Here’s why everyone, especially leaders, should have open calendars. I benefited a lot from calendar stalking. It’s my favourite post-lunch activity to do and I’ve never been shy about admitting it Stalking open calendars also help time your emai...

Are critical feedback conversations uncmofortable?

Are critical feedback conversations with your team uncomfortable? That’s probably because you haven’t appreciated them enough An appreciation culture will earn you the right to give critical feedback as often as you want to because when delivered...