The thing that truly separates a corporate job from a job at the startup is the chance to have an outsized impact on solving a problem for customers. More often than not the distance between problem, potential solution and the ability to get that solution in front of customers to test out is way short… Continue reading Have you got a sales quota?
OKRs are a super efficient way of setting short term objectives and define key initiatives to reach them. It is perhaps the most simple way of ensuring that your startup is at all times outcome-driven that you can get. But there is one key element to setting your OKRs that you should keep in mind… Continue reading Manage your effort
When trying to build a startup ground up, there are a ton of different tasks that need to get done. And keeping track of it all is essential. But how do you do that efficiently? For me I have resorted to using a combination of Trello and OKR. We use OKR's to define our objectives.… Continue reading Trello and OKR
Yesterday I got wrapped up in a Twitter-fight. I know, you should never allow yourself to be in that position, but in this case 'the arsonist tweet' was so profoundly...don't know what to call it...I couldn't help myself. Basically, the discussion was around what or who killed Danish the Danish chain of bookstores, Arnold Busck,… Continue reading Facts matter
When you start something out it is super easy to get caught in absolute numbers. How many visitors do you have to your website? How many downloads does your app get? 1, 100, 10.000? But absolute numbers are not that important. More often than not they are a function of the effort and investment to… Continue reading Relative numbers
It's been a month since I joined inQvation Studio, and what a month it has been; fastpaced, fun and with a lot of excitement about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. I have spent the month catching up on all the thinking that has gone into building the Studio idea. Furthermore I have been… Continue reading Progress report – May 2019