Author Archives: Hayim Makabee

About Hayim Makabee

Veteran software developer, enthusiastic programmer, author of a book on Object-Oriented Programming, co-founder and CEO at KashKlik, an innovative Influencer Marketing platform.

Twelve Books to Read in the New Year

Next week we will start the Jewish New Year of 5782. This is the right time to make plans! Below is a list of 12 books I’ve already purchased and I intend to read as soon as possible (not necessarily … Continue reading

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Avoid Boreout: Find Purpose Outside Your Job

Recently, many articles have been written about Boreout: the phenomenon of people who are so bored at their jobs that they start feeling sick. According to researchers, the symptoms of boreout syndrome may include: “depression, listlessness and insomnia, but also … Continue reading

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Self Management: The Balance Between Body, Mind and Soul

In my recent studies at ThePowerMBA, one of my favorite modules has been the one about Self Management, which focuses on the management of our limited personal resources. In general, when people discuss this subject, they focus on Time Management, … Continue reading

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Building a Successful Startup: Avoiding Typical Mistakes

In general, a startup founder needs to do many difficult things. It is even more difficult because the founder will probably be doing these difficult things for the first time. One of the best books about this topic is “The … Continue reading

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Personality Types: Understanding Human Behavior

There are several different types of challenges in a work environment. In order to succeed, we must be able to identify these challenges and develop the appropriate skills to face them. One obvious kind of challenge is the inherent difficulty … Continue reading

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Lean Startup Principles: Vanity Metrics and Actionable Metrics

One of my favorite topics during my recent studies at ThePowerMBA was the Lean Startup. I read the Lean Startup book by Eric Ries several years ago, and since then I have been trying to follow its main principles. In … Continue reading

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The Power of the Platform Business Model for Startup Companies

One of the most interesting concepts I’ve studied at ThePowerMBA was the Platform Business Model. Many of the most successful companies today are based on platforms: Amazon is a platform in which consumers are able to purchase almost anything. Facebook … Continue reading

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Measuring your Success: Dimensions of Self-Realization

The image below has become very popular recently, with lots of people sharing it on social networks. It addresses the issue of Work-Life Balance, which I already discussed in a previous post. I don’t like the image above, because it … Continue reading

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The Blue Ocean Eliminate-Reduce-Raise-Create (ERRC) Grid

During my studies at ThePowerMBA, I had the opportunity to revisit the main concepts of the Blue Ocean strategy, which offers several tools for companies that want to improve their unique value proposition, by differentiating their products from the competition. … Continue reading

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Remote Working is Here to Stay: Good or Bad?

One of the most interesting changes in the year of 2020 was the high increase in the number of people working from home. According to this article from the World Economic Forum, “roughly 35 to 40% of employees in developed economies … Continue reading

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