Andrew Constable MBA

You may have heard about objectives, goals and such, but what are OKRs?

OKRs stand for “objectives and key results” and were first introduced at Intel Corporation by Andy Grove, the legendary CEO. OKRs evolved from other management methods, such as management by objectives, and have been applied across businesses ranging from early-stage startups to global enterprises.

OKRs become famous when Google started…

Marc Andreessen, the founder of Andreessen Horowitz, famously stated that a business went through two stages, before product-market fit and after. (https://growth.eladgil.com/book/introduction/where-to-go-after-product-market-fit-an-interview-with-marc-andreessen ) This is very true, and getting to product-market fit as a business is critical to the long-term growth potential of that business. …

In most businesses, responsibility for the most critical decisions is generally left to the highest-paid person’s opinion — the Hippo effect.

But what is a HIPPO Effect?

HiPPO is an acronym for the highest-paid person’s opinion” or the highest-paid person in the office.” The acronym is used to describe the tendency for lower-paid employees to defer to higher-paid employees when a decision has to be made”. Taken from Wikipedia

The recent example of the European superleague was…

17 years ago, on February 4, 2004, 19-year old Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg, along with some of his classmates, launched a little website called Thefacebook, their first startup.

“Thefacebook is an online directory that connects people through social networks at colleges”, the original website greeted its visitors back then, explaining that it would enable them to “search for people at your school, find out who is in your classes, look up your friends’ friends and see a visualization…

Andrew Constable MBA

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