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5 questions every great manager asks their team

Stop asking, "When will I get this by?" and start asking the five questions that matter for coaching great teams.

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Greg Shove
Section4 Staff
5 mins
For students
Management
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Your step-by-step guide to a winning product strategy

Former Netflix VP of Product Gibson Biddle explains how to build a product that delights, makes money, and beats the competition.

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Greg Shove
Section4 Staff
4 mins
For students
Product
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Having morale issues? Try telling better stories

Unhappy workers have usually lost faith in their leadership's story. Here's how to tell a better one.

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Greg Shove
Section4 Staff
3 mins
For students
storytelling
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What is Web3 (and why should I care)?

Everything you need to know to talk about Web3 at your next cocktail hour.

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Greg Shove
Section4 Staff
5 mins
For students
Web3

5 questions every great manager asks their team

Stop asking, "When will I get this by?" and start asking the five questions that matter for coaching great teams.

Read the article
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Section4 Staff
5 mins
For students
Management

Your step-by-step guide to a winning product strategy

Former Netflix VP of Product Gibson Biddle explains how to build a product that delights, makes money, and beats the competition.

Read the article
arrow
Section4 Staff
4 mins
For students
Product

Having morale issues? Try telling better stories

Unhappy workers have usually lost faith in their leadership's story. Here's how to tell a better one.

Read the article
arrow
Section4 Staff
3 mins
For students
storytelling

What is Web3 (and why should I care)?

Everything you need to know to talk about Web3 at your next cocktail hour.

Read the article
arrow
Section4 Staff
5 mins
For students
Web3

Free trial vs. freemium: Which product-led growth tactic is right for you? ‍

Have you ever set up a free trial to test drive a product before you bought it? We bet you have (and you might have even forgotten to cancel it after the week was up – oops).

In our workshop Driving Product-Led Growth, industry guru Wes Bush teaches you to use “try before you buy” tactics – like free trials, freemium, and demo modes – to capture customers long before they swipe their credit card.

Here, with Wes’ help, we share an easy-to-use framework for picking the tactic that’s right for your business.

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Section4 Staff
7 mins
For students
Product

3 steps to uncover your real competitors (hint: they may not be who you think)

April Dunford is a product positioning expert who helps executives zero in on the real competitive alternatives to their product.

In this post, we’ll share some of her tips.

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Section4 Staff
3 mins
For students
Product positioning

The three skills that actually matter to business growth

Do you ever look at a company like Google or Netflix and think, “I know we could be that successful – if only we had their people on our team”? 

The bad news: It’s impossibly expensive to recruit talent from the top tech companies.

The good news: You can develop this type of talent in-house, if you zero in on the skills that actually matter to drive business growth.

To help you, our research team looked at 100 of today’s top-performing organizations and identified the business skills that matter. 

These are the skills that should be your top priority in talent development. So let’s get started.

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Greg Shove
Greg Shove, CEO
4 minutes
For companies

Why most corporate learning offerings suck (and how to fix it)

What percentage of employees actually use the skills they learn in L&D programs at their jobs?

Twelve percent.

If these numbers sound rough, that’s because they are...

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Greg Shove
Section4 Staff
5 mins
For companies

Why we’re opening up unlimited access to sprints

I was talking recently with a Section4 student, and I let him know that we would soon be giving members access to all our sprints for $995, about 1% the annual tuition of an MBA. 

“That’s incredible,” he said. “I’m so excited – my mind is blown.”

Then he paused.

“Why are you doing that?”, which is a polite way of asking “What’s the catch?”

There isn’t one. And here’s the answer as to why.

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Greg Shove
Greg Shove, CEO
5 mins
For students
For companies
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