Despite being complex creatures, we often overlook simple habits and ignore intriguing aspects of human nature. Understanding decision making processes is undeniably valuable for any business wishing to influence consumers favorably towards their product or service.
Emanuele Faja141 posts
CEO at Mäd. Emanuele brings on board a passion for minimalist Italian design and a 21st-century management approach. He consistently helps clients create and maintain market leader positions.
A quick guide on tracking offline QR codes, online.
Belaws provides preliminary answers to COVID-19 related legal questions on contract terminations, salary negotiations, or suspension from work.
In 2019, The Lego Group reported over $8 Billion net profit. The (mainly) simple brick sets are sold globally, to all ages....
Once the T shape was introduced, thinkers suggested 'why stop there' and mused the Pi shape, the Comb and the X. Suitably, we enjoyed the thinking behind the 'M' shape and how it helps us succeed.
“99 percent of all statistics only tell 49 percent of the story.” ― Ron DeLegge II
Recognizing that many favour the tried, tested and safe, means innovators should narrow their focus. I.e. Whom their target audience will be in the short-term.
Arm yourself, for sensibly gauged increments, to pursue your passion with the financial safety net of a well thought out Pivot Runway
Read our newest operational tool, inspired by the modern world's arguably most successful tycoon.
Upgrade business thinking to an 'Open Loop' process, and incorporate failures as an important betterment tool.
Look through the lens of our design team, and why we moved all of our active projects to Figma.
At Mäd, we occasionally throw workshops to challenge our team via various thought exercises. This week, we proposed the creation of an 'ideal air con remote', and dissected a major pain point of the existing, traditional models.
Discover why big leaps forwards are actually thousands of small steps.
Work is traditionally delegated downwards in a clearly defined manner. Yet upwards and sidewards delegation can occur under-the-radar and prove problematic.
We regularly highlight the extra productivity found from additional planning. Managing time and tasks can be approached via the 'Easy Learn' thought process.
Free Cash Flow (FCF) is one of the most important metrics that management should keep track of on a regular and consistent basis.
It can be argued that a brand intrinsically will have their own interests at heart. The act of effective CSR generates a positive brand image, and almost always correlates to more sales, advertising and positive public image.
"Brilliant thinking is rare, but courage is in even shorter supply than genius"
We rebranded Park Land, focusing on a strong modern identity that unified the communications, targets and essence of the brand.
The business flywheel is an established concept that breaks down an organisation into its important parts, and establishes a cycle that helps the business reach its goals each time it is completed.
People are the most important part of any PSF, because they are the ones who actually service the client. Ideally, you want to maintain a strong culture that values entrepreneurship, bias to action, and high standards.
There are certain habits in chess that encourage self improvement, whatever industry you are in.
“If you only have a hammer, every problem starts looking like a nail”
Their technology savviness means that they are valuable employees as they can use technology to leverage their abilities, and even to up-skill themselves.
"The main challenge [are] the assumptions that you must throw out of the window when you are designing."
AARs, or “After Actions Reviews”, is a fantastic tool to use in any company or organization.
There are a few handy tools which we use in order to fully find what the MVP would be for every project during the design sprint stage.
"Customer experience is going beyond human centered customer service to give an exceptional experience showcasing your brand and essence."
Having clear responsibilities nowadays is even more important than the very definition of what makes up a team.
Our scope of work was to design a new corporate website based on existing wire-frames that were provided by Family Care First, facilitated by Save The Children.
How Mäd repositioned iFinance, ensure that their brand and mission to "Empower Growth" resonated to all stakeholders.
We refreshed Cambodia's favorite football club, helping them seal the largest advertising deal in the Kingdom's history.
As we grow and expand internationally, this method will only get bigger, and we will get better at it. But design sprints are also evolving as we speak, and we are going to make sure that we evolve with them in both face-to-face as well as remotely.
We rebranded Votiva, the #1 Microsoft Dynamics Partner in SE Asia into a global brand, translating to a 60% revenue increase in two years.
A few of the steps that we've taken to ensure that we can give the same results to clients 8,000km away to those of whom are 15 minutes away.
"If you fail to plan, you plan to fail" - Benjamin Franklin (allegedly)
Webflow allows websites to be coded visually, managing all the code behind the scenes. This paves the way for design-led websites that are 100% flexible and can be rapidly built and updated.
As we've grown from a handful of people working out of a client's office to a significantly larger company, one thing that hasn't scaled well has been our approach to communication, both internally and with clients.
Mäd focus our energies into bespoke social media strategies based on a solid understanding of our client and their field.
Simple Online Project Management.
Even the greatest ideas may face the most testing hurdles. Knowing when to quit, and when to persevere is invaluable - and recognizing when you need a helping hand to rescue a project could be key.