Eight quick social media tips

I stumbled upon this great video by Lewis Howes that – in all its snappiness (5:48) – has eight excellent tips to help you get started doing self promotion/personal branding using social media…and I assume the tips work equally well if you’re promoting your company and/or concepts. The video is almost a year old but…

Born/Re-Born

Following a very deep conversation with Rune Rex, it was agreed in the company that we all disliked the name MAKEproducts enough to go trough the process of changing it. Heads were twisted and turned, and through this creative process we came up with something fantastic! Voil√°: MAIK was born! [pronounced “make”…I’m sure you caught…

The importance of gut feeling

I was reading this very inspiring article at Harvard Business Review the other day (I actually instantly bought the book as well…one more for the shelf…). In the article Roberto Verganti talks about user-centered-innovation and how he disagrees with the approach. After working with six sigma a couple of years in my previous job, I…

How to be (a bit more) professional

If you’re the type, like me, who likes numbers and plans (*), here are some tips from the top of my head… Guide to creating good business cases: do proper market research find realistic market numbers be specific about your assumptions build a proper model that can be reused for future products build various business…

Design for Designers?

It’s always interesting being introduced to a work domain that you haven’t been in previously. Trying to understand how people think, work and interact in the product design community makes me see a lot of weird things going on. One of my first realisations was that a great deal of product designers are designing stuff…