Do we know why we’re doing it? When purpose gets lost in the mess — Issue #8

Why does this happen?

Break it before you build it

  1. Ask the purpose and reason why a process exists
  2. Break the processes completely in order to build them up to where they work together and once again bring value.

Final message

  • If you or your team isn’t excited or inspired about the product you’re building and how you build it, then you need to rethink your approach;
  • If the team isn’t growing in maturity and capabilities no amount of gimmicky practices will solve the problem for you;
  • Remember, from my last newsletter, processes over practices;
  • Go back to first principles thinking and ask why do you use a process? What problem is it meant to solve? Does it solve it?

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// Leading Product Operations at OLX Motors EU // Helping to make better products — Co-founder of @uxdiscuss with @whitingx

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// Leading Product Operations at OLX Motors EU // Helping to make better products — Co-founder of @uxdiscuss with @whitingx

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