5 Tips to Increase Your Team’s Productivity With Better Emails

5 Tips to increase your team's productivity with better emails

Emails are productivity’s worst enemy.

Sure, in 2017 it’s far from being a groundbreaking or shocking statement. Everybody’s talking about it (And it kind of made Tim Ferriss’ Career).

In the age of millennial entrepreneurs and Slack loving tech hipsters, email have been marked as the enemy for a long time.

Yet, leaving trendiness aside, emails are still a great format for collaboration and communication.

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What is the book club (Your feedback required)

The Book Club

It always amazes me how, in 2017, the age of 3 minutes videos and 140# tweets – books still play such a big role in my life.

People are still shocked to discover that 1,200-2,000 words long blog post get more engagement and shares than the 500 words one, so let alone 400 pages.

At any given moment, I’m in the midst of reading a book.

You know what was a real fun surprise, though? The understanding I’m surrounded with people who feel just like me.

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What does having a a company with a ‘Social DNA’ look like – Lessons learned from Spotify and Tesla

Spotify logo

This is a quick post I put together I think might clarify the obscure mantra of “Having social be a part of your brand’s DNA.”

In my professional blog, I cover tactics and hacks companies can use to grow their user base. BUT, all tactics in the world wouldn’t work as well as having a good ‘Social DNA’ carved into your brand.

Having “Social’ as a part of your DNA can manifest in many ways. The phrase is often used as high-level talk with little concrete examples of what it means.

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Why I’m pivoting the “Startup Marketing Challenge” group

Why I'm pivoting

About 2-3 months ago I started a closed FB called “The Startup Marketing Challenge.”

For me, this was an experiment in mass mentoring – and this was this was the MVP.

I spend a lot of time helping early stage startups for free through mentoring, workshops, etc.

With the new agency starting to shape up (soon, I promise) I have less and less time to do the one on one’s.

So I’ve decided to test a new format.

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12 Books I read in 2016 that changed my entrepreneurial life

2016: Books to read for entrepreneurs

These are the last days of 2017 and I think that it’s a good excuse to recommend some great reads.

At the beginning of 2016, I set up a personal goal to read a new book every two weeks.

I always felt that learning by doing is important, but reading can help direct your actions and accelerate your learning process.

Also, as a content marketer and blogger, I think reading is like inspirational fuel that helps keep you fresh.

Did I achieve my 2016 goal? Hell no. Not even close.

But I did read quite a lot of books that I think worth mentioning.

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Solving the Manager VS. Maker conflicts when growing a business

Maker VS. Manager

Becoming the hybrid between manager & maker usually happens when you are either a one-person company or when you try to scale up.

Most companies start with one or two founders. Maybe even a hobbyist or a one-man (or woman) show who’s looking to grow.

In the beginning, everyone starts off as makers – they are the ones doing everything. But then, you have to become a manager as well. 

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Change happens in a second. Willing to change can take forever.

Decision Making Processes

Honesty and openness are a big part of this small blog’s agenda . So I’ll keep it brutally honest.

In this post, I will share with your exactly why I’m dissapointed with myself at the moment and the key thing I learnt to change that. So lets dive in.

We’re in August, and I haven’t moved an inch on achieving my 2016 goals.

Well, it’s not true – We’ve doubled the business revenue and doubled our team size. But those were all linear. The leap I was planning for was bigger than that.

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