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How to Fake Being More Confident When You’re Just Not Feeling It. 8 Things Every Non-Technical Founder Should Know How to Do. Strategy First, App Second: 5 Productivity Methods, and the Apps that Make them Work. Plenty of apps promise to help you stay productive.

Strategy First, App Second: 5 Productivity Methods, and the Apps that Make them Work

But it's hard to maximize your energy and stay on schedule. How often have you, for example, downloaded a to-do app, loaded it up with tasks, then gone right back to letting your email inbox—not the to-do app—rule your schedule? The problem isn't the tools; it's the absence of strategy. In order for a productivity tool to be effective, it has to support a strategy you're committed to carrying out. You'll read about five such strategies in this post. 1. The Pomodoro Technique is famous for its simplicity and effectiveness. Long before this method was popularized in the 1990s, however, writer Anthony Trollope used a similar mechanism in the 1800s to write 47 novels, 18 works of nonfiction, 12 short stories, two plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.

Entrepreneur and writer James Clear explores the author's strategy on his blog. Dr. "To maximize gains from long-term practice," Dr. Recovery is key. Suggested Apps: 2. 3. 4. 5. #Startup : Comment bien se préparer au marathon de la levée de fonds. Lever des fonds pour une startup, c’est un peu comme courir un marathon : ça ne se fait pas sans préparation, c’est long et laborieux, et on peut être tenté d’abandonner en cours de route.

#Startup : Comment bien se préparer au marathon de la levée de fonds

Suite à la levée de fonds de sa startup, Baptiste Boulard, président cofondateur de Swapcard, a préparé une série d’articles pour Maddyness, afin d’aiguiller tous ceux qui voudraient se lancer dans l’aventure. Une levée de fonds, ça ne s’improvise pas. Cet exercice nécessite une préparation sérieuse et l’application d’une méthodologie très précise. Sans cette rigueur et cette organisation, lever des fonds est quasiment voué à l’échec. L’une des premières causes d’échec pour les startups est le manque de fonds propres. De l’autre côté, les investisseurs ont tendance à être peu nombreux en France. La levée de fonds est donc une opération extrêmement sélective qui doit être prise au sérieux. Strategy First, App Second: 5 Productivity Methods, and the Apps that Make them Work. Project Management 101: The Complete Guide to Agile, Kanban, Scrum and Beyond.

"Of all the difficulties facing NASA in its bid to send humans to the Moon in the Apollo program, management was perhaps the greatest challenge.

Project Management 101: The Complete Guide to Agile, Kanban, Scrum and Beyond

" Humanity has a track record of wielding some serious project management chops. From building the Great Pyramids to landing on the moon, humanity's greatest endeavors have required thousands of people working together on common goals. That requires intricate project management to pull off. Although most of us will never be tasked with goals of such scope, many of us have to manage projects in one way or another. How to raise your first $100,000 (for first time founders) Twitter and blogs are two great places to engage.

How to raise your first $100,000 (for first time founders)

One of the best examples of this [min 5:33] comes from Sam Rosen. Rosen corresponded with and got to know Mark Suster over Twitter and Suster’s blog, BothSides of the Table. Then, when Rosen founded MakeSpace, Suster ended up being the lead investor in the first equity round! Lastly, warm introductions are best if you can get them. How to successfully work remotely. 5 Growth Hacks You Can Implement Today Without a Developer. 10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier. Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it.

10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier

It’s also no surprise that it’s the Nr.1 value for Buffer’s culture, if you see our slidedeck about it. So naturally we are obsessed with it. I would love to be happier, as I’m sure most people would, so I thought it would be interesting to find some ways to become a happier person that are actually backed up by science. Here are ten of the best ones I found. 1. You might have seen some talk recently about the scientific 7 minute workout mentioned in The New York Times. Exercise has such a profound effect on our happiness and well-being that it’s actually been proven to be an effective strategy for overcoming depression. The groups were then tested six months later to assess their relapse rate. 10 of the Most Controversial Productivity Tips That Actually Work. We’ve all heard what makes us more productive.

10 of the Most Controversial Productivity Tips That Actually Work

To be more productive, get: Better sleep, better food, better work environment, etc. And I think these tips are amazing and a great focus to have. Heck, we even wrote about most of these and the science behind it here on the Buffer blog. And yet, today, I thought of changing it up dramatically. Our worst mistake to date and week 10 update. Our worst mistake to date and week 10 update Week 10 cumulative numbers for Bliss: revenue — $709; cash in bank — $0; sign-ups — 560; paying customers — 35 Our worst mistake yet.

Our worst mistake to date and week 10 update

How we increased revenue by 100% in four weeks. How we increased revenue by 100% in four weeks Persevering through weak retention numbers — this is how we got to $1k MRR and week 15 metrics.

How we increased revenue by 100% in four weeks

Week 15 cumulative numbers for Bliss: revenue — $2,102; cash in bank — $0; sign-ups — 882; paying customers — 48 It took us 11 weeks to hit the $1k revenue milestone, but just 4 weeks from that point until we hit the $2k mark — putting us at $1k in month recurring revenue (MRR). Over the past four weeks, much of our user acquisition and customer success strategy remained the same as our first eleven weeks in business — focus on content marketing, Twitter, personalized emails for every sign-up, and 1–1 calls with paying customers (which I’ve covered in detail in past blog posts; specifically week 11 and week 3). Since launching Bliss more than three months ago, our two biggest weaknesses have been converting two-week trial users into paying customers and retaining our paying customers, or churn.

Talking Points. Our first $1k in revenue. Week 11 cumulative numbers for Bliss: revenue — $1,055; cash in bank — $0; sign-ups — 659; paying customers — 40 It has been two and a half moths since we launched Bliss and we’ve just crossed the $1,000 revenue mark.

Our first $1k in revenue

This was not an easy achievement. How To Make Your First $1 Online in 24 Hours - Joseph Onifade. This guide is aimed towards the newest of newbies when it comes to making money online.

How To Make Your First $1 Online in 24 Hours - Joseph Onifade