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40+ Must-Know Strategic Concepts for Product Managers

A mega-thread on strategic concepts that every founder / PM should know. 1. Kernel of a Strategy: A process to create a strategy. It contains three elements: diagnosis, tenets (guiding principles), and action items. You spend half of the time on diagnosis, another 40 percent on the tenets, and 10...

Early-stage SaaS founders-Here is a 101 on metrics nobody told you ever

Early-stage bottom-up SaaS founders – this thread is for you Below 👇 🔎 Most important metrics to track 🛠 Tools to track these metrics ðŸŽĻ How to best visualize and share these metrics 1/ 🔎 What metrics should early-stage bottom-up SaaS founders focus on? âœĻ Pre-revenue âœĻ 1. Retention: ✔ User: % of new...

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Why Product-Market Fit is a Broken Concept

Dear startup founders & product builders, The whole idea of “product-market fit,” i.e. that there’s some magical, universal, knowable tipping point for when you should stop improving your product and start marketing it, is dumb.ðŸĪŠ A thread. Sometime in early 2000s, VC-types...

Behind Facebook’s Growth Juggernaut: The backstory.

“Rather than choosing between growth vs product, Zuck decided to do both and deprioritize everything else including revenue. I was responsible for monetization and I fully agreed with this decision, we needed a much larger user base to unlock our full full potential as a business. ..At the...

Of Spelling Bee and a Beautiful Story.

Presenting the most beautiful thread you will read today: The Executive Editor of New York Times got a call at 11.45 pm, minutes after he finally managed to to sleep, at the end of a day littered with depressing events. “Damn!”, he said, “what’s it now?” + “Sir...