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How to be a Charismatic Leader – Five Steps To Make It Happen!

Charismatic leaders inspire and motivate. They captivate a room. And command attention. (Often at the expense of others who have more skill or expertise in a particular area.) And while it may seem that charismatic leaders are born, not made, that doesn’t have to be the case. Anyone can be a charismatic leader. If they …

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Atlassian Acquires Trello – What A Founder Thinks When They See Their Biggest Competitor Acquired By A Tech Giant

Overnight Aussie Tech Giant, Atlassian, announced that they were acquiring Trello. A global competitor to what we are building at Task Pigeon. Shortly after a few emails and messages hit my inbox. People wanted to know my thoughts. Did I care? Was I worried? Would Task Pigeon still launch? (yes of course it will) To …

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How to Recruit The First Technical Talent for Your Startup as a Non-Technical Founder

Recruiting technical talent as a non-technical founder isn’t easy. But it’s not impossible either. One of the first things a non-technical co-founder will do is go to Google search for a resource or guide. They browse through countless articles. Then realize that the advice is to go to networking events, try founder dating sites or ask …

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What I Learnt (Almost) Pre-Selling My Startup Idea To A Customer

The ultimate form of pre-launch validation for any SaaS startup is pre-selling a licence for your product or service. While collecting emails certainly has it’s place, nothing comes close to convincing a customer to enter their credit card details prior to your launch. At Task Pigeon, we ran an experiment to see if we could …

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