The Week in Review #4

This week has been quite hectic at work. With a major project delivery due soon everyone on the team was burning midnight oil. Hoping to start sharing perhaps one mid week post if possible when things settle down in Feb!

Launching Billion-Dollar Products (PDF) A well written summary of the book. Lots of insights of how self made billionaires were able to spot opportunities in saturated and hyper competitive markets.

Successful startups say “no” Great insights from Homebrew Partner Satya Patel. As entrepreneurs it is far too easy to get caught up in the latest trends, focusing on being exceptional at one or a few things is most times the keys to success.

A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Keith Rabois about Venture Capital and Business This blog continuously churns out great content with regards to lessons learned. This one about Keith Rabois had some great insights.

Salesforce’s First HR Manager Shares The Secret To Recruiting 650 People Three main takeaways which I can attest to as well as being one of the best measures of recruiting top talent.

Lessons learned from scaling a product team Intercom has been a product that I have watched grow from it’s infancy to where it is today. Great writeup on ow they scaled their product team.

The Design Sprint by Google Ventures If you are an entrepreneur or a designer this is something that you need to read and share with your product team.

Wishing everyone a great week ahead!