Inside the Labyrinth

Insights on strategy, leadership, and management inspired by our work at Koan

Creating two-way, async conversations with inline commenting

Between product analytics and customer feedback, we knew we had some huge opportunities and ways we could improve the reflection experience. As one of the most requested features within Koan, inline commenting now allows users to have more impactful conversations by commenting directly beneath line items throughout the reflection. 

Koan announces reimagined Reflections to increase collaboration, communication, and engagement across teams

We’re excited to launch phase one of the reimagined reflections with the improved reading experience. Koan customers can now increase reflection engagement with the ability to inline comment, expanded reaction capabilities, and an overall improved user experience.

Leading by Example with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Goals

Setting organizational goals around DEI efforts actualize the value and committed outcomes of initiatives, rather than simply having executives update policies on paper.

How To Write Better Status Reports (with a sample template!)

Love them or hate them, status reports are an important part of good team communication, collaboration and alignment. Here's how to write clear, concise status updates that everyone will thank you for.

The missing link: goodbye passwords, hello magic links

As a product-led growth company, it’s imperative that we deliver high-value interactions at every stage of the product journey. And that includes the very first step: signing up for or logging into the product. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look from the product team about how we improved our authentication and sign-in process.

Combining OKR and Agile Methodologies for a ultimate impact

CEO Matt Tucker interviews Teresa Torres, founder of Product Talk and all-around Product badass. As an agile methodology expert, she shares her perspective through the lens of the OKR framework.

Inclusive alignment: Inside Koan’s transition to product-led growth

The shift from a traditional, top-down sales-led approach to a bottom-up, product-led go-to-market strategy was no easy feat. Here are some of the departmental and organizational shifts that our team went through.

Is Company Purpose More Important Than A Paycheck?

‍Recent research has shown that more of the workforce, especially younger employees who are starting out in the world of work, are valuing a sense of purpose rather than simply the pounds or dollars in their bank at the end of the month. Here are some tips about how to foster an environment of purposeful working.