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Lean Analytics

Focus on Data That Really Matter for Your Business
Narrated by: Bridger Conklin
Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
Categories: Business, Leadership
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Publisher's Summary

Lean Analytics opens up the world of collecting and analyzing data to new entrepreneurs, by showing them how to use data as a powerful tool without getting consumed by it to build, launch and grow their startup faster while focusing on the right metrics. Without data, any good entrepreneur will lie to themselves about how good their business really is.

Building a company successfully comes down to finding the golden middle between believing in your dream and building something the world actually needs, and data is the balancing pole that lets you walk on this tightrope.

Much of lean analytics is about finding a meaningful metric, then running experiments to improve it until that metric is good enough for you to move on to the next problem or the next stage of your business.

In a startup, you don't always know which metrics are key, because you're not entirely sure what business you're in. You're still trying to find the right product or the right target audience. In a startup, the purpose of analytics as discussed in this book is to find your way to the right product and market before the money runs out.

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Would you try another book from Harry Altman and/or Bridger Conklin?

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What could Harry Altman have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Record in a voice that doesn't sound like voice of a machine.
Write a book on concepts that are not common sense to a point where applying them would mean you just do what everybody with a bit of caring and smarts would do anyway. This was so generic that it was hard to keep paying attention to.

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incredible book

Incredible book. Super engaging writing style especially considering the topic. I can't believe how much valuable content there is in here, worth every penny and then some

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good book

This book really reinforces the point that metrics which are not in service of your current business goals are effectively trivia and not worth investment. I highly recommend it.

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nice book


This book is great. It gets the vanity metrics out of the way by defining what a good metric is, differentiates between business models and marketing tactics, and gives you the key metric you need to be focusing on based on the type of startup. It also references other important startup concepts that you need to get up to speed on - but while they were at it, they should have mentioned Crossing the Chasm

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good book

This book is great. It gets the vanity metrics out of the way by defining what a good metric is, differentiates between business models and marketing tactics, and gives you the key metric you need to be focusing on based on the type of startup. It also references other important startup concepts that you need to get up to speed on

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intelligent guide

Lean" is the most bastardized term in all the land. When I came across this book the pitch sold me right away. I'm leaving this review because this book very much delivered on its promise. It shows you HOW without being overly prescriptive or assuming it has a "formula for success". It gives you specific concrete metrics to watch for your type of business, what healthy looks like for those metrics, and how you can actually measure whether you're making progress

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helpful book

An easy read that helped me outline where to get started, Focus on Data That Really Matter for Your Business Well written guide!

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  • Nani
  • 01-19-18

practical advice

I like the book, everyone raves about it for good reason.

I found the narrator really annoying but pushed through it - very useful and highly recommended.

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  • Grace
  • 01-19-18

wow

Inspiring, engaging and very interesting. Excellent narrative, uses data and information from a variety of sources to make objective points.

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  • Abufarims
  • 01-18-18

Motivational book

This book is about Lean Analytics: Focus on Data That Really Matter to Your Business

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  • Ajmal
  • 01-15-18

Very interesting book

Harry Altman is a great thinker, he made the excellent audiobook. This book shows his knowledge and capability.

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  • Jamsheer
  • 01-15-18

Different book

The kind of information that can make a difference in your decision making. Good style of writing and voice. I enjoyed it.

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  • Harry
  • 01-12-18

Easy to follow

This book really reinforces the point that metrics which are not in service of your current business goals are effectively trivia and not worth investment.

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  • Remo
  • 01-12-18

Great book

The book is about Lean Analytics.A great practical book on how to get the most out of your analytics.