Use SWOT to Identify Opportunities and Mitigate Risks

The SWOT-matrix is a strategic planning tool used to understand and identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in an organization. Strengths: Which characteristics of the business or project gives it an advantage over others? Weaknesses: Which characteristics of the business or project places it at a disadvantage relative to others? Opportunities: Which elements in the … Read more

Identify Customer Problems Worth Solving with Lean Canvas

Lean Canvas was created by Ash Maurya ( and is an adaptation of Business Model Canvas by Alexander Osterwalder. Lean Canvas is optimized for the Lean Startup methodology, and the emphasis is on finding customer problems that are worth solving. The 9 building blocks in Lean Canvas are as follows: 1. Problem: What are your … Read more

How To Increase Your Productivity By Using the Eisenhower Principle

Great time management means being effective as well as efficient. In the modern, fast paced workplace it can be hard to distinguish between what’s important and urgent. We often fall in the trap of believing all urgent tasks are also important, even if that’s seldom the case. In fact, most stuff trying to get our … Read more