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Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) - Why focus on it?

May 18, 2024 | 5 minute read

Understand ROIC and reinvestment rates for Google, Amazon,...

Return On Invested Capital (ROIC)

How Costco avoids failure? Focus on what sucks

Apr 5, 2024 | 4 minute read

Costco's retail strategy: 1) Pay staff more and...

Top 5 US retailers

Share Buybacks vs Dividends: Who wins?

Dec 23, 2023 | 4 minute read

Why dividends are better than share buybacks. Understand...

shareholder impact

How to respond to product feature requests? Ask “When was the last time”

Jul 21, 2023 | 3 minute read

Explore examples of revealing struggles from feature requests:...

ask_when

Understanding 6 Key Financial Ratios - Best Buy vs Netflix vs Meta vs Apple

May 20, 2023 | 6 minute read

1. Gross Margin; 2. Operating Margin; 3. FCF...

financial-ratios

REST APIs Explained - 4 Components

Mar 24, 2023 | 7 minute read

How web applications talk to servers: 1. Basic...

rest-api

7 Types of Bias - Examples & How to Navigate

Jan 30, 2023 | 7 minute read

What are the 7 common types of bias:...

survivorship

Kano Model - 3 Types of Product Features with Examples

Jan 13, 2023 | 5 minute read

How to prioritise product roadmap for customer satisfaction:...

kano-model

Employee Training: Who is the Person Responsible?

Jan 4, 2023 | 4 minute read

Training and development is the manager’s job and...

employee-training

Data Table UX: 5 Rules of Thumb

Dec 27, 2022 | 3 minute read

Data tables in web apps should help users...

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User Interface Design: 5 Rules of Thumb

Dec 22, 2022 | 2 minute read

UI design patterns for web apps: 1) Use...

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Cognitive Reflection Test - Examples of Reacting vs Checking

Dec 2, 2022 | 4 minute read

Why 50% of Harvard, MIT and Princeton students...

cognitive-reflection-test

How Much is YouTube Worth? Over US$180bn in 2022

Sep 6, 2022 | 17 minute read

Google acquired YouTube for US$1.6bn in 2006. In...

yt valuation comparison

The IKEA Effect - Why people fall in love with their own ideas

Sep 3, 2022 | 6 minute read

When and why the IKEA effect causes people...

ikea-effect

How the US Air Force Ditched the "Average" and Saved Lives

Jul 1, 2022 | 3 minute read

The average is a myth. Understand the pitfalls...

beware_average

How to Run a Growth Experiment - Learn the 4 Steps

Feb 25, 2022 | 5 minute read

4 steps to a successful growth experiment: 1)...

guess_vs_experiment

Financial Model Formatting - 3 Core Best Practices

Dec 3, 2021 | 2 minute read

Investment Banking Excel and Google Sheet formatting best...

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Finite State Machines - A Common Tool for Product Owners, Designers & Developers

Nov 26, 2021 | 5 minute read

How Finite State Machines allow cross-functional teams to...

fininte state machine

5 Questions to Ask to Find Product Market Fit - User Interviews

Sep 18, 2021 | 4 minute read

5 user interview questions to validate product market...

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Invert, Always Invert - Find out how to kill pilots

Aug 7, 2021 | 4 minute read

How Charlie Munger used the inversion process to...

inversion

How Much is Alibaba Worth? US$900 billion in 2021

Jun 4, 2021 | 8 minute read

Alibaba operates three of the largest digital platforms...

global ecommerce

What are the Fiduciary Duties of a Director?

Apr 10, 2020 | 5 minute read

Five basic fiduciary duties of a Board member...

board-role

Clean Architecture Node.js - Build a REST API

Jul 29, 2019 | 15 minute read

Writing Clean Architecture in Node.js. REST API Tutorial...

Clean