Stop Doing Average Work, It Annoys Everyone

It is a pity that we are so happy to do average work! I often hear such whispers by A digital agency (in services): I am doing good but I wish I could crack that client. A manager: My team is doing very well, I just wish to have that kind of A-player. A work seeking candidate: I am doing good but I am not …

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RIP Resumes. For Roles—For Scripts

Seeking Work. Resumes. Mismatch. Bad Hiring. Cost. Culture. In all communication, context is important. It depends. Don’t we often say that? Unfortunately, most of us overlook the context when we make the most important decisions in our life. While seeking work — a job, a contract, or partnership, and also when hiring. The Pain — A Wrong Commitment While seeking work, we are committed to something what Leonardo …

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A Startup is an Intent

Any startup is an intent. An entrepreneur plans for a startup with a specific intention. Everything else including the strategy, budget and processes are planned to realize that intent. You plan a product to make life easier for somebody, including your own. Isn’t it so wonderful? See the detailed post on Hacker Noon publication, on Medium.

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ContentHug Curtains

ContentHug was planned with a vision. The first principle of the vision was to address my own pain points as I shared in our Makers Story. Unfortunately, we plan to discontinue the service for infinite time as we need to go back to the board for our goals and strategy. The Delight ContentHug succeeded in many ways as I got …

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51 Reasons: Why Startups Need a Knowledge Base

I completed my eBook project today, as a part of Smart Product Lab Challenge, by Gumroad. The eBook encourages startups to plan a product knowledge base before they launch it. You can get the eBook on Gumroad. In this post, I share 51 reasons of why a knowledge base really helps startups. Self Service Reduced Support Calls Customers Love Google …

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Pitching to Investors: Those Four Minutes

Last month, I worked on a ‘Pitching to investors’ project for a client. Although I am not aware of the latest status on funding, I want to share that awesome pitch deck preparing learning experience. In addition to working on technical content work that is punctuated with DITA, href, and TOC, I love storytelling. Since I was working on a …

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Santa and Entrepreneurs: Common Grounds

Born in a small town in a Hindu family, I did not know of Santa or Christmas and its background till I was around 15 years of age. In my early 20s, I got some idea of Santa and the Christmas flavor, with the buzz around for Christmas trees, candies, and the gifts. Now in last couple of years when I have got to …

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My Key Takeaways in 2014 [1]: Product Hunt

A few minutes a day on Product Hunt is so internalized now, exactly the way I move to kitchen early morning for a cup of tea, or give instructions to my son while dropping him to school, or keep my one hand at CTRL+S while working on a draft. Ever since Ryan opened the contributions for me earlier this year, …

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Authoring Tools For Startups

In last few years, I have worked with a few startups as a contractor. Either they had just launched a product and were connecting with their first customers, or they were about to launch. A startup has a different approach to documentation: Priority and Urgency: Customers are their only priority, and so they need minimum content to help guide their …

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