July 20, 2018
Venture Capital

Where Do VCs Go to College

April 15, 2018 0

Unlike some jobs, there’s no clear educational path to becoming a venture capitalist. Doctors have medical school. Lawyers have law school. Plumbers, electricians, welders, barbers, bartenders, and plenty of other trades have schools of their […]

From the Editor

From the Editor

Three Virtues All Leaders Possess

September 30, 2017 0

Virtue means to pursue a higher standard. Authentic leadership is grounded in standards and measured by the success in approaching them.. by Dave McKenna, Editor of SaaS Executive September 30, 2017         […]

From the Editor

Lesson 3 – Good Crew. Bad Crew

December 19, 2016 0

This is the third installment of my Sailing Lessons Series, we look at some qualities to find in your crew. In this series I explore a few good management lessons I’ve learned sailing my small boat. […]

From the Editor

Lesson 2: Make the Most of What You Have

December 12, 2016 0

Second installment in the Sailing Lessons Series discusses the importance of creativity and invention in the effort to navigate your company through the rough seas. In this series I explore a few good management lessons […]

From the Editor

Lesson 1: Buy the Best Equipment you Can Afford

December 5, 2016 0

Here is the initial installment of my Sailing Lessons Series. In this article, I will discuss the most important equipment you must invest in for your successful enterprise. In this series I explore a few […]

Harvard Business School

The Dark Side of Performance Bonuses

April 14, 2018 0

To motivate workers, employers often turn to incentives such as money or recognition. What’s become clear is that these programs can also result in unintended consequences—like a financial crisis. Originally published by Harvard Business School. […]

Design

How to Design a Better Customer Experience

January 1, 2018 0

With the help of LEGO bricks, Stefan Thomke helps business executives discover how design principles can serve as building blocks to create a great customer experience. by Dina Gerdeman December 20, 2017 Harvard Business School Professor Stefan […]

Marketing

How to Calculate SaaS Marketing Budget

October 9, 2017 0

  Originally appeared in SaaScribe. See it here. By Matthew Buckley You started with a great idea, launched beta testing, evolved the idea into a minimum-viable product and now have some consistent monthly recurring revenue. […]

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  • No More General Tso's? A Threat to 'Knowledge Recombination&#39 July 18, 2018
    Immigrants bring with them innovations from their homelands, knowledge that local inventors often build upon, says Prithwiraj Choudhury. Examples: turmeric medicine, double-entry bookkeeping, and American Chinese food.
  • New Research and Ideas, July 17, 2018 July 17, 2018
    Should we blame the robots when high tech does harm? ... Time to mingle vs. money to spend ... Creative consultants bring fresh ideas.
  • Kids of Working Moms Grow Into Happy Adults July 16, 2018
    In earlier research, Kathleen McGinn and colleagues discovered that adult kids of working moms are high achievers at work. Now it turns out they are happy, too.
  • The Impact of Increasing Search Frictions on Online Shopping Behavior: Evidence from a Field Experiment July 16, 2018
    With even minor changes to the design of an online store, sellers may get more full-priced sales from price-insensitive shoppers. As shoppers spend more time on the website given higher search frictions, they may also be considering a larger set of products. Research by Donald Ngwe and Thales S. Teixeira.
  • Channeled Attention and Stable Errors July 11, 2018
    As humans we are surprisingly good at neglecting unexpected information that conflicts with what we “know” to be true. This paper develops a framework for predicting when we are more likely to “get a clue” despite this cognitive barrier to discovering our own mistakes.