Business

Micro-pivoting (part 2)

What if we could change the mindset of an institution determining whether our education counts for something, and made the process a little more democratised? Could we take steps towards making education more fair and open? In the second and last part of Tutorpass' series on micro-pivoting, I explore what this means.

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Business

Micro-pivoting (part 1)

A micro-pivot happens when a small part of your business experiences a slight tweak. Since working on the Tutorpass' secret master plan, I have had the chance to reflect more on the platform's short-term premise. Am I going in the right direction?

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Business

The secret Tutorpass master plan

Inspired by Elon Musk, I took a break one Friday evening from building and started putting together my master plan for Tutorpass. It sounds naïve to pen something so early into building a product which might inevitably end up in failure. Regardless of the outcome, I'd like to reflect upon this piece in the next few years.

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Community

Embracing the decline of a community

Developing an engaged online community is increasingly becoming a crucial business driver. When done well, it becomes a strategic moat that is difficult to replicate. However, over time, communities can also decline in value because of several reasons. What is the best way of dealing with this when it happens?

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