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  • Product led growth should not ignore customer led growth

    Product led growth should not ignore customer led growth

    Product led growth should supplement human focused customer success efforts. Most importantly, the customer should be in control, especially of the value they get.

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  • OuterVentures and travel Apps

    OuterVentures and travel Apps

    As I wrote in my last post, the importance of getting out into nature cannot be exaggerated. Fresh off a week on the West Highland Way in Scotland I can definitely verify the benefits. Whilst on the walk I made use of several travel Apps. This post covers two of the most useful. So first […]

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  • Creativity Boosters to get you in the Flow – 4 of 4 – Nature

    Creativity Boosters to get you in the Flow – 4 of 4 – Nature

    We all know Creativity at work is important. It is a leading driver of innovation and it boosts productivity. And when you are in the right flow, you are more creative and productive. Other than having a formulaic approach to better flow (Formula pins down what gets people in the “Flow”) we all want to […]

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  • Creativity Boosters to get you in the Flow – 3 of 4 – Meditation

    Creativity Boosters to get you in the Flow – 3 of 4 – Meditation

    We all know Creativity at work is important. It is a leading driver of innovation and it boosts productivity. And when you are in the right flow, you are more creative and productive. Other than having a formulaic approach to better flow (Formula pins down what gets people in the “Flow”) we all want to […]

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  • Creativity Boosters to get you in the Flow – 2 of 4 – Coffee

    Creativity Boosters to get you in the Flow – 2 of 4 – Coffee

    We all know Creativity at work is important. It is a leading driver of innovation and it boosts productivity. And when you are in the right flow, you are more creative and productive. Other than having a formulaic approach to better flow (Formula pins down what gets people in the “Flow”) we all want to […]

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  • Creativity Boosters to get you in the Flow – 1 of 4 – Music

    Creativity Boosters to get you in the Flow – 1 of 4 – Music

    We all know Creativity at work is important. It is a leading driver of innovation and it boosts productivity. And when you are in the right flow, you are more creative and productive. Other than having a formulaic approach to better flow (Formula pins down what gets people in the “Flow”) we all want to […]

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  • Features that delight and distress when switching tech tools

    Features that delight and distress when switching tech tools

    Normally I talk about the former, features that delight, when I review any new use of technology or features I’ve come across. But there is most definitely times when distress is the case. And so in this post I have examples of both. Spike in delight First up is a new email app I tried […]

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  • The unbearable weight of doing

    The unbearable weight of doing

    One of the things you gain from going on vacation (as I did recently) is that you are liberated, if only temporarily, from the pressure of doing anything. At least in theory. Sometimes the habit of “busyness” we often pick up at work permeates into our holidays. We struggle to relax. Hopefully we are soon […]

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  • Microsoft 365 customer questions – Power Platform and Teams Hackathon tips

    Microsoft 365 customer questions – Power Platform and Teams Hackathon tips

    This was not so much a question as a request to present to all the hackers participating in the company hackathon in a launch event. I put a few slides together, here they are in a pdf below. Below that, a few notes of elaboration on the slides that I think need it. This follows […]

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  • Starting a business remote first – 10 priorities

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    Starting a business remote first – 10 priorities

    I mentor startups from time to time, in my spare time. I am doing so at the moment with one. I am bringing my past experience to bear starting and working in startups and I’ve also written an eBook on a related subject. In the current case though, it’s more my current experience I am […]

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