It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams is awesome.
Slack is nextgen enterprise messaging platform. You will love it.
For a full explanation of the methodology, go here.
Atul Gawande, The Checklist Manifesto (via jacks)
It is a great “business basics” book. It stuns me when business people lack the simple mentality of a merchant: make something people want to buy for a lower price than you can sell it for. Know what the customer wants and deliver it. Sometimes people make things too complicated. The bottom line is: If you want to sell a product, it either has to be better or cheaper, and if you want to build something sustainable and grand, it has to be special and much, much better!
In the press and on home pages across the web you see metrics like 100,000 expert freelancers or over a million sellers or “adding 3,000 new users per day.” Those all sound great, but they are irrelevant to the health of a marketplace company. The press and other VCs still eat them up though, and…
Andy McLoughlin, co founder of Huddle, speaking at London Web Summit.
The world does not need more accelerators & “late stage” VC funds who call a $500k investment “growth capital.” We need more mid/large funds