Many people believe that having money is crucial for starting a business. However, the lack of money is not the real obstacle to entrepreneurship. In fact, starting a business can be as simple as setting up a street stall. Most startup companies begin with limited funding, but truly exceptional teams always find ways to make money, and money will even […]
What Kind of Designers Can Make It to the Management Level?
More and more companies are realizing that to truly become innovative organizations, they must transform into “right-brained organizations.” And the simplest and most effective way for an organization to achieve this is by allowing “right-brained thinkers” to enter senior management positions and even take on the role of CEO. For example, Steve Jobs was a classic “right-brained thinker,” and under […]
The 10 Survival Rules in Murphy’s World
Our world is like a train that shuttles back and forth between the Ideal Kingdom and the Murphy’s World. The so-called Ideal Kingdom is where everything goes smoothly, while Murphy’s World follows the great Murphy’s Law, which states that anything that can go wrong will go wrong. Obviously, Murphy’s World is very terrifying, and to survive here, you need to […]
What should a left-brained person do if they discover that their dominant brain is the right brain when they grow up?
Xiao Wang has been good at math since he was a child. In middle school, he even won second prize in a city physics competition. Both his parents and he himself thought he was more suited to studying science. In college, he majored in computer science. After graduation, he joined a computer company. He has a good sense of fashion. […]
Why can’t companies break out of the innovation dead cycle?
In 2010, at a launch event in San Francisco, Steve Jobs introduced the first-generation iPad. This new product shook the entire PC industry at the time. Today, Apple is about to start selling the 10th generation iPad, available in four colors: red, yellow, blue and gray. But there was no launch event for it. The lack of a launch event […]
Innovation: Transforming into the Right-Brained Organization
Most organizations are left-brained organizations, with management methods that typically involve formulating clear strategies and plans, setting SMART goals for employees at all levels, and requiring data-driven decision-making. However, the key factors in business competition have changed. More and more companies are realizing that right-brained factors such as innovation, user experience, community, and design are crucial for success. Organizations that […]
Jobs vs Cook: Different Views on Hiring
This article is dedicated to the 11th anniversary of Steve Jobs’ passing. According to a recent report by CNBC, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at the graduation ceremony of the University of Naples Federico II in Italy, stating that he has noticed that the company’s “success” depends on its culture and employees. He told the faculty and students of the […]
The Four Levels of Product Managers
Product managers face many challenges in their work, such as insufficient project budget, lack of cooperation from other departments, lack of marketing investment, etc. These seemingly external resource issues are actually problems with the product manager’s own capacity building. First and foremost is to enable product managers to have strong leadership. If the product manager has strong enough leadership, even […]
The Other Side of Innovators
This article is written for beginners who are preparing to enter the product manager position. Perhaps you have already read many articles discussing the good aspects of the product manager position, such as “Product managers are future CEOs”; “You can truly master the skills of innovation”; “You can help many people through new products” and so on. But this article […]
The First Half of Life Relies on Personal Abilities, the Second Half Relies on Teamwork
Success often lies at the intersection of our talents and interests. For product work, if a product manager has talent but no interest in the industry or product, they will lack motivation and are unlikely to succeed in their career. Conversely, having interest without talent can also make it difficult to achieve true success. But even when talent and interest […]