Effective Project Management Systems For Entrepreneurs & Startups

When it comes to your new startup business or your latest entrepreneurial endeavor, are you sure that you have the required knowledge, skills, or training to help you get your project off the ground? Sure, you may have conducted substantial research into your market, you have a cutting-edge product, and you may even have some […]

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Do your projects bring you joy?

Ok, raise your hand if you’ve stayed up til 2 am watching Marie Kondo on Netflix.  You’re not alone. If you’re like the rest of us here, you’ve literally just spent days binge watching the show (after work, of course) and are having dreams about emptying out your closet.  This show has left me wondering, […]

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How Good Idea Management leads to Avocado Toast

Have you ever wondered who invented avocado toast? Yeah… so I’m that person that thinks those things when I try to write an announcement blog.  How do I share with you the exciting news of shiny, new, and improved features? Avocado toast. Say what? Yeah, stay with me.  Avocado toast is popular because someone had […]

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Doorways: The killer of ideas and how to save them

Ever get up to refill your coffee cup at work and had a thought sneak into your mind – the solution to a problem you’ve been having for some time and you think, that’s really a great idea!  I should tell the team! By the time you get back to your desk, you’ve stopped to […]

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Launching Leantime 2.0

Sometimes, you get lucky and your first version is the right version.  Sometimes, that first version teaches you a lot about yourself, your product, and where you want to go.  It was a great time, great experience and good for you. That was Leantime 1.0 for us.  Leantime 1.0 was our first push into the […]

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Is Opinionated Software the Future of Project Management?

In 2000, two psychologists based out of California released a study article regarding choice.  Their study set up a display of jam offerings. On one instance, they would offer 24 jam varieties and on another only 6. On the day that 24 jam varieties were offered, 60% of people stopped by to sample the jams. […]

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Beyond Startup: The Lean Canvas for Business Development

Lean is Business Development. Most people are familiar with Lean because of Toyota Manufacturing; this concept of eliminating waste, increasing efficiency and improving profits was revolutionary in the business world.  Move forward in time and Eric Ries made popular the principles of Lean by applying them to starting a business.  This idea around the high failure […]

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Entrepreneurs: Are you a Shark when it comes to Business?

If you’ve seen the television show Shark Tank, you may have some idea of what an entrepreneur could look like.   Successful entrepreneurs are like “swimming with sharks.”  There’s something to learn from this idea of sharks –  the investing entrepreneurs have been thought of as predatory, conquering, and large in their target markets and business practices.  Successful. […]

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5 Considerations for CEOs when Creating Your Startup Culture

As we’ve begun to add team members to the party here at Leantime, I find that we’re stopping to talk more and more about our startup culture. We’re deciding what Leantime looks like on the inside.  New team members can make or break your current culture and change the way the team relates.  We’re in the […]

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