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I teach product-based business owners and entrepreneurs effective action steps for professionalizing their new product development process to take their business to the next level.

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I hear you thinking: “my calendar is already fully booked, if I need to add a regular core project team meeting in my busy schedule, I’m going nuts. Why not only meet when there is an issue?”. And here is the truth…. you’ll prevent going nuts, feeling stressed or overwhelmed if you align with your […]

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Product development

12 high quality ideas to brief communication experts on tech-oriented tangible new products

As it is quite a challenge to brief marketing communications on a project that is still in the first phase of the development process, and a lot of aspects are still unknown or unclear, some guidance might be helpful. When you are developing a new product, your focus is first on the technical, financial and […]

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3 tips to define a realistic new product development budget for product-based businesses

When preparing for the selection of new product ideas in the Fuzzy Idea phase, one thing you need to know is how big the investment into this new product development is going to be. I’ve 3 tips for you to define a realistic new product development budget for technology-oriented, tangible businesses. Making money on a […]

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9 steps to create a realistic project planning for product-based businesses

Do you recognise the sad feeling of having to update your project planning every week? Moving your milestones further and further away because of unexpected time consuming activities? Activities which you might have overlooked? Then you might like this 9 step approach that enables you to include all the important deliverables of your project team […]

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Product development

3 benefits of involving your communication expert early on in your new product development

Have you ever experienced that product samples and communication materials are missing on crucial moments during the development of your new product? That you need to show a sample of your new product online or on a trade show and that you are empty handed? Or that when your product is ready to sell and […]

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Product development

5 phases to include in your new product development planning

Do you recognize that feeling of being overwhelmed with all the activities that you need to do when working on your new product? That you wish you knew how to control your new product development? I surely can!   When I started more than 20 years ago as product manager for a large electronics company, […]

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Product development

Keeping track on your trade good supplier during new product development

Please check this blog if you would like to get some tips on how to keep an eye on the progress of your trade good supplier during your new product development.

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Business organization

Can you be a successful product manager & project manager at the same time?

Often have I carried the ‘product management hat’ and at the same time the ‘project management hat’ during a new product development project. Was this difficult to do? No, not really, as the responsibility of both roles was very clear and I had a lot of experience in both roles. Was there ever a friction in time management between both roles? Did one role sometimes get priority over the other? Yes, definitely.

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7 tips to transfer your projects during summer holidays

With the summer holiday season just around the corner, it’s time to take a look at how your projects can continue while you are out of the office. Everybody needs a brake from work, but our projects need to speed ahead as customers are waiting for their products.
For every product or project manager the opportunities to transfer projects during holidays are different.

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Hi, I'm Marie-Louise.

I teach business owners and entrepreneurs effective action steps for professionalizing their new product development process to take their business to the next level. 

Because I want to help you take the next step in professionalizing your business, I have created an online program focussed at creating a structured and efficient product development process in your business.

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