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  • Navigating Software Choices: 8 Tips to Steer Your Decision

    Navigating Software Choices: 8 Tips to Steer Your Decision

    In today’s digital age, the software market is vast, offering a myriad of tools for every conceivable business need. I’ve often found that choosing the right software in certain market segments feels akin to selecting the perfect washing machine or picking out an Android phone from a sea of options. This article isn’t an exhaustive…

  • Balancing Life’s Challenges: Practical Tips for Work Stability

    Balancing Life’s Challenges: Practical Tips for Work Stability

    From my experience, it’s nearly impossible to maintain peak mental performance, especially when significant personal events are unfolding. Whether you’re renovating your home, going through a breakup, or welcoming a new child, your work performance is likely to take a hit. In any work environment, personal matters can sometimes overshadow professional responsibilities. This becomes even…

  • The Nuances of Delegation: Beyond the Simple Advice

    The Nuances of Delegation: Beyond the Simple Advice

    Delegate That Task! As a mentor or coach, it’s easy to dispense this advice. It sounds smart, non-controversial, and universally applicable. Every manager or founder has encountered this counsel. While delegating is undeniably a pivotal managerial skill, it’s often presented too simplistically. In my perspective, the common advice lacks depth. It doesn’t consider the nuances…

  • The Pareto Principle Applied to Business Books: Listen First, Read Later

    The Pareto Principle Applied to Business Books: Listen First, Read Later

    Are you tired of slogging through lengthy business books, only to find a handful of valuable insights? You’re not alone. Many readers find these books disproportionately long compared to the knowledge they offer. But what if there’s a more efficient way to extract value from these books? The Power of Interviews Most authors promote their…

  • Why Ambitious Individuals Should Avoid Overly Processed Corporations

    Why Ambitious Individuals Should Avoid Overly Processed Corporations

    If you’re a young (or not so young) professional with a drive for success or an entrepreneurial spirit, you should be cautious about diving into highly processed corporations. This is especially true for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) firms and Shared Services Centers (SSC). By “highly processed corporations,” I’m referring to places where job titles like…

  • Software Development Agencies: The Transition from Body Leasing to Consulting

    Software Development Agencies: The Transition from Body Leasing to Consulting

    In the world of software development agencies, significant changes have been taking place for some time now. One of these changes is the pursuit of generating satisfactory margins. Broadly speaking, there are two extreme approaches: the lowest possible costs resulting from straightforward body leasing, and the provision of added value in the form of consulting.…

  • Redefining Success in Software Agencies: Shifting Focus from Headcount to Specialization in the Post-Pandemic Era

    Redefining Success in Software Agencies: Shifting Focus from Headcount to Specialization in the Post-Pandemic Era

    In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the software agency landscape has undergone significant changes. One of the most noticeable shifts has been the emphasis on headcount, treated almost as the only measure of success. However, as the market has slowed, this metric has proven to be more of a vanity measure than a true…

  • WordPress and Webflow: A Car-Based Comparison

    WordPress and Webflow: A Car-Based Comparison

    Often, I come across comparisons between WordPress and Webflow that seem to be made without much context or consideration. It’s a bit like comparing a VW Passat Alltrack to a Mazda MX5 without acknowledging their different purposes. Yes, they’re both cars, but they’re designed for different scenarios. As someone who frequently uses car analogies to…

  • Unlocking Cost Efficiency and Flexibility: Why Your Department Should Consider WordPress

    Unlocking Cost Efficiency and Flexibility: Why Your Department Should Consider WordPress

    Looking to trim down your department’s budget? Whether you’re a marketing manager, an HR manager, or whether you’re in the financial sector or consumer electronics industry, have you thought about migrating the specific section of your website that you’re accountable for to WordPress? I can almost hear the collective gasp 😀 WordPress? Really? But consider…

  • Debunking the Myth: Why Startups Shouldn’t Shy Away from WordPress

    Debunking the Myth: Why Startups Shouldn’t Shy Away from WordPress

    I often hear that startups shy away from using WordPress as a CMS for their websites. The reasons? Founders don’t like it, have had bad experiences a decade ago, or simply find it not ‘fancy’ enough. Isn’t the primary goal of an early stage startup to find the shortest path to product-market fit? In many…

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