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Good technical writer – Bad technical writer

Writing technical content: articles, user docs. A task dreaded by so many people, especially those building software products. It’s easy to forget that the docs are just as important as your code. Good documentation can mean the difference between average and great products. For some years now, I have been involved in creating content for…Continue readingGood technical writer – Bad technical writer

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Productivity Remote

How to Electronically Sign a PDF for Free

How do I fill in and sign a document in 3 simple steps? 1) Convert that document to PDF format. If the document is not already a PDF you can save it as a PDF as follows. For Word documents. Files -> Save As -> This PC -> select file type and give it a…Continue readingHow to Electronically Sign a PDF for Free

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Remote

Tips for remote work

Remote work is getting mainstream amid the coronavirus pandemic. If you haven’t been working remotely until now here are some tips that I try to apply, hopefully it will help you adapt easier. I will try to keep this simple and not go into hardcore practices from famous remote teams. Their practices are very good,…Continue readingTips for remote work

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Entrepreneurship Intrapreneurship Startup

Making Something People Want

Entrepreneurs often think of their startup as their “baby”. I think a better analogy would be an “egg”. It’s extremely fragile, concentrated, it contains all the DNA that will define the foundation of the future (grown-up) company and you don’t know what it will look like until it hatches. How to Find Product Ideas I…Continue readingMaking Something People Want

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Education Entrepreneurship Productivity Startup

F11 – Step Into

The internet and the software running over it has redefined our global borders, especially from a business standpoint. Globalization gets a new meaning when we talk about internet businesses. All of a sudden the entire world opens up as a potential customer, competitor or employer.Continue readingF11 – Step Into

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Entrepreneurship

Finding the best time to learn and exercise

Continuous learning and exercising are among the most important things from my daily routine outside work, after family of course. I’ve tried many combinations to find the best time for learning and exercising while keeping a balance on my leisure and family time. I published this full story on Medium, before launching this blog: https://medium.com/@BogdanMitrache/finding-the-best-time-to-learn-and-exercise-827bf8290057Continue readingFinding the best time to learn and exercise

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Entrepreneurship Marketing Startup

“Say NO” to paying users

Building software products means constantly listening to your users and iterating on the product by taking that user feedback, analyzing it and deciding which improvements will help your users the most. Obviously,those will be the features that will help your product grow too. I published this full story on Medium, before launching this dedicated blog: https://medium.com/@BogdanMitrache/say-no-to-paying-users-e5ca0d7c1ff1Continue reading“Say NO” to paying users

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Entrepreneurship Productivity Startup

Focus on Deep Work

Multitasking is not what our brain is optimized for. You might feel productive when jumping all day between tasks or answering all the questions you get from your colleagues, but you are NOT. Sitting down at the end of the day/week and analyzing what you actually accomplished will allow you to realize that, and hopefully…Continue readingFocus on Deep Work