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Examples of Using Data in Product Management

AirBnB: http://venturebeat.com/2014/05/18/how-airbnb-used-data-to-propel-its-growth-to-a-10b-valuation/

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Domain Expertise & Start Up Failure

Paul Graham on the most important question he asks founders: Why did you pick this idea to work on?  Do you have domain expertise in this area?  How do you know people need what you’re making? Chris Dixon: Know the … Continue reading

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Revenue, Profit & Market Cap By Tech Company

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Effectual Thinking > Pivot > Adjacencies

Effectual Thinking: Entrepreneurs use effectual thinking to figure out even which business to be even in. Saras Sarasvathy’s 2001 paper on How Entrepreneurs Think coined the term first. As the below Image Indicates- Effectual Thinking starts with “Who Am I?, What Do … Continue reading

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Hill Pointers & Takers

There are two types of people (very very broadly speaking): Hill Pointers: People who know which hill to take & point at the hill to take. These people are rare & requires a certain level of creativity. & Its not … Continue reading

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Do Things That Don’t Scale

AirBnB: http://zurb.com/article/1107/airbnb-s-joe-gebbia-do-things-that-don-t- 42 Floors: http://42floors.com/blog/manual-scaling/ Buffer: http://joel.is/post/12790799237/achieving-scale-by-doing-things-that-dont-scale

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Effectual Thinking

One of the best pieces ever written on how entrepreneurs think. The key graph showing how Entrepreneurs think versus managerial thinking versus strategic thinking . The original paper is here: What makes_entrepreneurs_entrepreneurial More at http://www.effectuation.org Via Vinod Khosla: http://www.khoslaventures.com/entrepreneurial-resources.html

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