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.

Looking for a job in Israel: Product-Oriented versus Service-Oriented companies

I’ve been working as a mentor at Gvahim since 2014, helping Olim (new immigrants) find jobs in the Israeli hi-tech industry. In this post I would like to write about one important aspect of the Startup Nation, and the reason … Continue reading

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No resignation: Let’s celebrate when people are happy with their jobs

There is a trend on LinkedIn of people posting about their first day on a new job. In general they are very happy and excited, and share a picture of nice shiny objects, which are the gifts they got from … Continue reading

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Vacations: Trading Time for Energy

You can see below my calendar for the month of September 2021. Marked with circles, are the Jewish Holidays we had in this month: Rosh HaShana (the Jewish New Year), Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah. The red circles are … Continue reading

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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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