Can anyone recommend any business books for - new in house counsel? I feel like I am totally lost when it come to the business side of the company I work for. I work for a software startup if that helps. Thanks!
New to startup ecosystem. What are some resources, books, podcasts that help you along the way? Are there any communities you interact with regularly on Reddit/discord/meetup?
As a new product manager what books should I be reading? I’ve already read Inspired but looking or more. For context, I’ve joined a series A start up and as expected there’s a lot to do and it’s very fluid. I want to be able to help the head of product as much as possible as well as provide some structure to how we work.
What are the best books to read about startups? From someone who’s working at a startup and trying follow the right practices
What do people recommend for start-up relevant marketing resources/books/personalities/podcasts?
I have a lot of enterprise marketing experience, but making a jump to a startup and want to get up to speed as quickly as possible.
Can anyone pls recommend a resource to learn Agile / scrum in the shortest way possible? Books or online class? Just joined a startup and want to brush up on my skills. Thanks!
I’m looking for some new things to read or listen to — doesn’t need to be ad-related. Books, podcasts, whaddya got?
I’m not really into fiction, but open to anything. Last books I enjoyed were Junior and Moonwalking with Einstein, last podcast I binged was Startup (Gimlet).
I'm looking to pivot from consulting into tech. I've gotten lots of interesting from tech companies on the ops side but am much more interested in product management.
Any advice on books or courses to help make the transition? I'm struggling to land PM interviews at companies that aren't tiny startups :(
This may be or seem like a very generalized question but how did some of you all start? Where do you start? I’m curious about learning about the process of creating a startup, but honestly want to learn more…really looking for recourses, good books and stories!! TIA!!
Can anyone recommend good books or articles on startup org charts and hiring? Think we’ve hit early signs of product/market fit, but not sure who to hire next, in what order, and how the org should evolve over next few years.
I know my client needs an Accounting Manager. I know this because they’re startup med device company that has their books in complete shambles. The current accounting team isn’t very strong. How do I let the client know that I would be interested in joining them? They’re not actively recruiting for any position but I know they’d benefit from it. Serious responses only :)
Book recommendations: Hi 🐠, can you all recommend a few books that can help me learn a little about the following topics?
- How to go about ideating a new line of service or product? (Understanding market needs and viability of the product, designing/scoping the product, etc)
- How to define a business case for funding an idea?
- How to launch a product and/or a startup?
Starting a Strategy role and would like to use the down time to prepare. Open to other books on strategy concepts as well :)
Considering an exit to a startup that just completed a solid series B. They’re willing to provide competitive comp package and surprised how large the base is for a startup. Has me concerned about being on the high end and being the first person that comes to mind when it’s time to pinch a few pennies or clean up the books ahead of future rounds/IPO. Valid concern or am I overthinking it?
How to ask a startup to share their books with you. Being courted for Manager of S&O role, but don't want to be walking into a sinking ship.
What’s the top/most recent books you’ve read on growth hacking and scaling an early stage startup?
startup Gig Alert: I am looking for a brand designer to join our startup team at Lifelines (truly a startup and we’re not in stores yet). We’re a product company set for revolutionizing how people approach sensorial wellness and I’m looking for someone with holistic experience in branding / art direction with a clear, bold visual style. Around 5 years of experience preferred. But work and personality trump years in experience. Always remote+unlimited PTO. Send me books / portfolios.
Any suggestions (or books or articles) around taking startups from smaller (50-100) to the 300-500 range? Would love to read more about challenges that usually come up at this stage and how people navigate them. I just joined a series C and want to be prepared to navigate things.
Are there any good books to read from a start up perspective? I’ve reading the lean start up but would like some other recommendations
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Anyone else feel like they don't fit in? I joined a couple months ago and there is no one I feel comfortable talking to. It seems like everyone talks shit about everyone else and acts so fake
Hey folks —
What are the top 3 things you look at before booking an Airbnb (besides price)?
I’m the founder of Sponstayneous — a newsletter that brings subscribers the best last-minute deals on Airbnb.
Would love y’all’s thoughts!
Any tips on how to know if your personality would be better suited to transactional work? Junior lit associate and considering retooling while I maybe still can, but worried I’ll regret it. I’m realizing that I really hate conflict, and the thought of taking depos, arguing in court, in general doing so much adversarial work fills with me with dread. Is it better in a transactional practice?
I am currently obtaining my masters of science in Human Resources at USC, hv a PHR -SHRM certificate in Human Resources and a bachelors in communication with minor in business. I have about one year work experience… is applying for Human Resources management out of the question? In southern Cali.
I applied for a job and 3 weeks later I get an email saying I was confirmed next week for an interview at x time with the director of x. Having had no communication with the company prior to this email, I was contemplating a response, until I received another email 30 minutes later saying they set the first email in error and weren't moving forward with my application.
How do I respond to this? Will asking the reason why they're not considering my app hurt my future chances at this company?
Soo what if I audited the company my brother works for, but didn't realize he worked there until after the audit was already over. For context, for the life of me I could never remember the name of the place he worked, and then my mom said it today and well.... it all clicked.
Are companies starting to require hybrid schedules? I'm waiting to hear from a potential remote opportunity that's located in another state and I'm not looking to relocate at all. A friend shared that they were offered a position for a role that was suppose to be remote however when the offer was extended, the company asked informed that the position had changed to hybrid. Ultimately my friend declined.
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Hi Fishes, What is the expected salary for Sr.Manager Decision Analytics,Bengaluru location in PWC intelligence Advisory. YoE : 9 years Skills : Data Science,AI ML PwC India Pwc AC Deloitte India EY India
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Anyone have good gift ideas for a partner inviting several attorneys to her housewarming?
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For those that work at an agency: what does your team structure look like? As UX or UI contributors are you on a creative team, product, something else? And I'm curious about reporting and management structure as well.
Hi Everyone! I’m an emerging UX Designer and would love some advise on how to pivot into this field. A little about me: I’ve always been creative and tech savvy - stemming from my beginnings as an IT major and ending with a BA & MA in Art History. I’ve had experience with usability studies and testing for the rollout of Salesforce in my company and have finished my Google UX certificate this past June. I would love to start working in a field that I’m passionate about. Any advise is appreciated!
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Hello! I’m looking for a mid-sr. product designer role in tech and hoping to connect with any recruiters or other product designers with openings on their team. I have 6 years of experience in the B2B SaaS space and over 2 focused specifically in product design (previously marketing web design). Anything helps, thank you :)
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Few tips to improve your visual design skills
- Learn Typography: Typography is essential because 60-70% of user interfaces are about written content displayed in a meaningful way.
- Learn Layout and Composition: You don’t need to be pixel perfect, but if you place labels 10px above inputs, you must do that consistently across your whole design.
- Learn Color: Color doesn't need to be complex. Understand how colors interact with each other and learn how color can set moods.
Wouldn’t it be fantastic to be able to search for a particular component and check how it’s designed and implemented across design systems out there? Component Gallery (https://component.gallery) and Storybook Component Encyclopedia (https://lnkd.in/e8pMcRDh) allow you to do just that. #designsystems #design #ux
Anyone hiring for Jr. Product designers?
I'm really motivated and excited to my design skills + UX skills I honed from OCAD university Toronto.
I have 7 years of exp. In design and 1.5 years in UX. Currently Freelancing for a bank.
Thank you in advance for reading this.
Any thoughts about quality of https://www.interaction-design.org/
Are they good?
Planning to signup to improve some UX as well as UI Skills
Save hours of research by browsing 21,500+ screen examples from web applications. Found this amazing website for UX designers
I'm about halfway through looking forward to my family gatherings this week... how does everyone explain their career to your family-members? I'm wanting a way to explain it to them like they are five lol
Looking to connect with fellow design managers, new and experienced. Would love to have a space to share and connect.
Hi all! Looking for some guidance on the base pay I should be asking for in interviews. I have 4 YOE as a UX designer and making $110 in my current job. I'm in Atlanta and my experience is with enterprise software.
I’m building my first iOS app. I only have experience in material design. I’m looking for easy to comprehend specs around standard design elements: headers, chips, buttons, etc. The iOS UI support material is nearly impossible to understand. Any advice for the best place to find that info? I’ve tried survival kits that aren’t very consistent. I’d also be willing to buy a quality iOS kit. Thanks in advance for the help!
I’m transitioning from Art Director to UX/UI Designer. As an AD, I’ve worked on UX/UI but it wasn’t the only thing I did. I don’t know how to title myself on my resume with all my experience being an AD and/or Designer though.
Does anyone have some advice on how to approach applying to jobs during this transition?
Any tips on staying motivated? I feel like my work is getting so predictable and boring and it isn't challenging my creative side. I find myself struggling to stay motivated throughout the day, does anyone else feel this way? How do you push through these feelings?
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I have a hard time articulating and communicating ideas to my team. On top of that, English is not my first language. I’m 27 but sometimes I feel like a jr. How can I empower myself and beat the impostor syndrome ? Do you honestly think that being a woman I have to work twice harder for it?
Any tips on transitioning from a senior designer to ui/visual designer? Should I take a course? Study ux and ui even though I want to focus on UI?
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Inspired by Marty Cagan for ways of working in Product Teams
User Story Mapping by Jeff Patton for slicing releases
Hooked by Nil Eyal for how to build successful products is my next one, so hope it’s good
Might not be exactly what you’re looking for- but the book Making of a Manager by Julie Zhuo really gave me a higher level perspective on leading a design team, creating frameworks that keep business goals at heart, prioritization on a larger scale and stuff like that.
Thanks for suggesting this. I have the book but haven’t started reading it yet. Will start reading it soon. Thanks for the reco 😊,