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Resources to build & grow your career in SaaS

If you want to grow, make yourself useless

If you really want to grow within an organisation, you have to continuously make yourself redundant. Sounds very counter intuitive, doesn’t it? Hoarding information, power, responsibility is sometimes an instinctive reaction. You don’t want to s...

Create safe space, don't just talk about it

Safe space is something you create, not talk about. If you’ve done your job right, there will be no need to say “This is a safe space” An office can have varying degrees of psychological safety depending upon the leader. Managers/Team Leads are s...

Think about these when you're posting on social media

Posting on social media is easy, yet difficult. Very easy to get lost in metrics like likes, shares, comments and #trending’ posts. These are outcomes, not objectives. Instead, focus on: 1) Value over Virality Virality is overrated. A stolen mem...

Tech marketing teams need to learn from the entertainment industry

Tech #marketing teams of the future should learn from the entertainment industry, not other marketing teams Product launch video? Learn from someone who’s done a movie/game trailer Podcast? Learn from a Radio Jockey who knows how to engage an au...

Why should you invest in structured learning?

Structured learning (courses, workshops & guidebooks, not webinars, blogs, popular books or podcasts) is under-appreciated, even discouraged. They’re expensive, require long term commitment and don’t enjoy the same attention as shorter conten...

Why aren't you taking down more notes?

Why aren’t enough people taking down notes? In meetings, at conferences or during a course? How do we expect to remember everything we consume? It’s such a basic requirement for any job role but it’s so underappreciated and underrated that no one...

No one stole your idea, you were just too lazy to execute it

No one stole your idea, you were just too lazy to execute it Yes, you’re brilliant for coming up with it. If you don’t see it through, it doesn’t help anything except make you feel good about it. There’s no real value in keeping things inside you...