Why Most Managers Aren’t Effective Coaches, How you create Demand & more
The Growth Letter #81
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Today at a glance:
Article: Why Most Managers Aren’t Effective Coaches
Post: How you create Demand
Media: How to become luckier
Tool: Make awesome headlines for your ads
Framework: How to Create a Newsletter
Managers aren’t effective coaches due to focusing on deliverables. They haven’t been trained on how to develop their team or direct report; instead, they have directed members to complete a task or project. Managers need to have some key skills in their portfolios, and this article by Natalie Rothfels provides those insights.
A great post by Peyton Walbeck on how demand is created. It’s not about just putting ads and getting revenue but understanding a customer journey and shaping a need.
If products/services answer the 3 needs mentioned above, you have helped the customer's decision.
Ali Abdaal has an amazing story from doctor to Youtube star. He is brilliant, and I love his content. His deep dive content with psychology professor Richard Wiseman is a must-watch. They discuss the basic principles and psychology of luck and how you can become luckier.
You can watch the episode on Youtube.
Poll the People is a Google headline optimizer tool! Headlines need to do three things: 1) Tie in keywords
2) Appeal to users across devices
3) Speaks to users’ needs.
Poll the people does that and helps you drive traffic for your Google Ads.
Your Google ads will be well-researched and action-oriented with this tool.
I love creating my newsletter. I get to brainstorm ideas and share valuable information with others. It’s easy when you have the right system.
Here is a basic outline for you to start with a newsletter:
There are many ways to create a newsletter, but this is how I did it, and I hope it can help you create yours.
Tim’s Hiring Zone:
You can find growth-related jobs here.