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Giving time in 2021

In 2020, Bain Public donated time and expertise to turn pre-seed startup ideas into a fully-fledged digital products. The biggest mistake I see product leaders and managers make in leading their roadmaps is to get hooked up by its features. You don’t arrive at a better product roadmap by pitting hundreds of features against each other in a vote-war. What you really want is to focuses on the process through meticulous collaborative discussions with a beginning, a middle and an end. To honor the point above, we've made it possible to book a free one-on-one mentor call with myself, and we'll...

Are You A Coachable Product Leader?

It’s rare for me to find a company whose strategy is specific and actionable enough to prioritize product work. When faced with a laundry list of strategies filled with 5, 8 or 13 tactical goals, it can be very difficult to prioritize anything. While most of your roadmap initiatives support one tactic or another, each functional group will call out for new initiatives that match other objectives and they’ll want the entire development effort in the upcoming release. However, their backlog of worthy improvements will be infinitely deep. What ends up happening is each functional group (e...

The Disproportionate Impact of Coaching on Startup Survival

It is a known fact that startups which are accompanied or coached, view their chances of success as being much higher compared to those that are not. In fact, 83.9% of accompanied startups assess their chances of survival as strong, especially during the current uncertain climate. The right mentoring and coaching support facilitates a startup’s transformation and enables roadmap planning and execution, without straying from the ultimate vision and goal. If your chances of survival increase thanks to the right coaching support, where and how do you get the help you’re looking for? MAIN: De...

Bain Public to Work Pro Bono with Notman House Startup LUCA Theory

In collaboration with Notman House and chosen from a list of 13 startups, starting January 2020, we will be providing our Product Capability Building Program for Pre-Seed Founders, pro bono to LUCA Theory, a rising Montreal startup. What is Notman House exactly? On a mission to support and grow the Montreal startup ecosystem, Notman House is a technology hub that provides office, event, and communal space for startups, investors, technology partners, and community groups. It's also where we headquartered our office. Who is LUCA Theory? Currently in the prototype phase, LUCA Theory is bu...