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Rahul Vohra of Superhuman: How to create business products people *enjoy* using

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Starting Greatness with Mike Maples Podcast Notes Key Takeaways Business products designed around values consistent with ‘play’ rather than ‘work’ lead to increased efficiency and productivitythroughthe benefits of gamificationand targeting human motivationGamification creates an emotional connection to your work and the design can lead you to an increased capacity for flow states“Emotions are the foundation of our memory”– Rahul VohraYour emotions can dictate how successful you are in your workGames need good goals, so does your work: goals need to be concrete, achievable, and rewardingProducts designed this way specifically target the intrinsic motivations of humans“Flow is not what you’re doing, it’s how you feel when you’re doing it”– Rahul VohraProducts need rapid and robust controls and platforms, the extreme ease/efficient use in a product can make it feel more like a gameFive key components of flow:Know what to do nextKnow how to do itFree from distractionsGet clear and immediate feedbackMust feel a balance of challenge and skillStart-up advice: “Think as long-term as you possibly can. The most valuable companies are the ones that last the longest. Think big, know from day one what your multi-billion dollar story is going to be” – Rahul VohraIf you’re going to put in the effort, you might as well put effort towards the biggest idea possibleRead the full notes @ podcastnotes.orgRahul Vohra of Superhuman has adopted some of the most cutting-edge approaches to making a business product people *want* to use, rather than have to use. In this episode, Mike Maples, Jr of FLOODGATE talks to Rahul about how any startup founder can apply the principles of game design to their products, and why this is becoming increasingly important in a world where users (rather than IT) increasingly decide which products win.

37mins

24 Sep 2021

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Rahul Vohra of Superhuman: How to create business products people *enjoy* using

Starting Greatness

Rahul Vohra of Superhuman has adopted some of the most cutting-edge approaches to making a business product people *want* to use, rather than have to use. In this episode, Mike Maples, Jr of FLOODGATE talks to Rahul about how any startup founder can apply the principles of game design to their products, and why this is becoming increasingly important in a world where users (rather than IT) increasingly decide which products win.

37mins

21 Sep 2021

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BEST OF: Rahul Vohra on why the key to productivity is to stop touching your mouse

How I Work

In today's BEST OF episode, my guest is Rahul Vohra. Rahul is the founder and CEO of Superhuman, the fastest email experience in the world. Users get through their inbox twice as fast — and many see Inbox Zero for the first time in years! Previously, he founded Rapportive, the first Gmail plugin to scale to millions of users. Rapportive was acquired by LinkedIn.In our chat, we cover: Rahul’s approach to becoming as efficient as possible with the software he uses Rahul’s email workflow How Rahul divides his inbox into different sections to help him prioritise his day Why Rahul only checks email twice a day Why Rahul never checks his email on the weekend How Rahul uses automation to reduce time in his inbox Why learning the keyboard shortcuts in software is critical to productivity How Rahul designed the most joyful software induction process I have ever experienced How Rahul batches and staggers his meetings Rahul’s method for time tracking and how he uses the data Rahul’s method for running effective meetings at Superhuman How to create a great pitch Rahul's favourite software for being more productive Rahul’s favourite new software Connect with Rahul at rahul@superhuman.com and on Twitter (https://twitter.com/rahulvohra?lang=en)Check out Superhuman at: https://superhuman.com/ and enter How I Work podcast for how you found out about Superhuman.If you’re looking for more tips to improve the way you work, I write a short monthly newsletter that contains three cool things I have discovered that help me work better, which range from interesting research findings through to gadgets I am loving. You can sign up for that at http://howiwork.co Visit https://www.amanthaimber.com/podcast for full show notes from all episodes. Get in touch at amantha@inventium.com.au CREDITSProduced by InventiumHost: Amantha ImberSound Engineer: Martin Imber

49mins

30 Jun 2021

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Superhuman Investment Vision: Clubhouse Angel Investor Rahul Vohra

Everyone Talks To Liz Claman

This week, Liz is joined by Founder and CEO of Superhuman Rahul Vohra, who shares the story of his journey from the United Kingdom to Silicon Valley after deciding to drop out of his PhD program.  Rahul describes how he learned the art of fundraising from scratch, the struggles he faced along the way and what it takes to become an avid startup investor. He also shares his experience in new, high risk business ventures and how to determine what is a worthwhile investment. Follow Liz on Twitter: @LizClaman

30mins

25 May 2021

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Product | Scaling Your Startup S2 E5 with Superhuman’s Rahul Vohra & Fitbod’s Jesse Venticique | E1214

This Week in Startups

This episode reveals the product strategies of two of Jason's high-performing portfolio companies, Superhuman & Fitbod. First, Superhuman's Founder & CEO Rahul Vohra shares his 7 principles for improving products with game design (01:40), then Fitbod's CO-founder and Product Head Jesse Venticique describes how to optimize your product hook (20:08), and to wrap up, Jason brings the two together for a Q&A session (36:44). Pod Notes: http://bit.ly/e1214tnotes

52mins

15 May 2021

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Product | Scaling Your Startup S2 E5 with Superhuman’s Rahul Vohra & Fitbod’s Jesse Venticique | E1214

This Week in Startups - Video

This episode reveals the product strategies of two of Jason's high-performing portfolio companies, Superhuman & Fitbod. First, Superhuman's Founder & CEO Rahul Vohra shares his 7 principles for improving products with game design (01:40), then Fitbod's CO-founder and Product Head Jesse Venticique describes how to optimize your product hook (20:08), and to wrap up, Jason brings the two together for a Q&A session (36:44). Pod Notes: http://bit.ly/e1214tnotes

52mins

15 May 2021

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Acclaimed Actor with a passion for Languages Rahul Vohra

Melting Pot

Starting off in 1984, with the Delhi theatre group Chingari, apart from his abiding interest in acting, in films, TV and theatre, Rahul Vohra is an acclaimed actor who has a deep understanding of Indian folk and classical arts and of World aesthetics, theatre and cinema. First as founding Co-ordinator of Sarthi, a voluntary group set up to address basic rights of traditional artists and artisans, and since 1999 with his own independent company APOSTROPHE 99.After graduating in Economics from the University of Delhi, Rahul Vohra completed a Masters in French Cinema and Translation from the Jawaharlal Nehru University and then specialized in International Cultural Management with a state doctorate at FIC/UNESCO, Paris and the University of Burgundy, Dijon, France. Apart from acting in movies like Swades, Monsoon Wedding and many more, Rahul was Lead Actor and India Producer for Claude Lelouch’s latest film in India, One Plus One.Artistic Advisor on the Board of N N Sippy Films, on the Board of Governors of the FDCI (Fashion Design Council of India) and on the Governing Body of the Goa Kala Academy College of Theatre Arts, Rahul was conferred the top civilian honour, Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres) by the Government of France in 2014, for significant contribution to theatre and cinema. Apple Podcasts: https://buff.ly/2Vf8vv8⠀Spotify: https://buff.ly/2Vf8uHA⠀Google Podcasts:https://buff.ly/2Vds6LX⠀....-Original music credit: Rish Sharma.His music is available on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and other streaming platforms.  -Audio post production at HNM Studios New Delhi India.-October2019 voicesandmore Pte Ltd All rights reserved Get bonus content on PatreonSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/melting-pot. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33mins

22 Apr 2021

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Workplace Confessions with Rahul Vohra of Superhuman: "Team Bonding" & "The all-knowing CEO"

Rocketship.fm

Today we tackle awkward team bonding and an overbearing CEO with Rahul Vohra, CEO of Superhuman.***This show is a part of the Podglomerate network, a company that produces, distributes, and monetizes podcasts. We encourage you to visit the website and sign up for our newsletter for more information about our shows, launches, and events. For more information on how The Podglomerate treats data, please see our Privacy Policy.  Since you're listening to Rocketship, we'd like to suggest you also try other Podglomerate shows surrounding entrepreneurship, business, and careers like Creative Elements and Freelance to Founder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

29mins

18 Feb 2021

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#32 Rahul Vohra, CEO of Superhuman: How to Make Your Product Go Viral

Breakout Startups

EPISODE 32: Guest: Rahul Vohra, CEO of Superhuman. What they do: Superhuman is not just another email client. Their goal is to provide users with the fastest email experience ever made. Funding amount: Over $50M. Key insights shared by Rahul: How did they generate so much traction and buzz for an email product? What are their 3 core pillars of growth? How did they determine pricing? What are the major differences between game design and gamification and why one is more important than the other? SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST: Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favorite podcast app Leave a review Share the show on social media with your friends and family LISTEN TO THE BREAKOUT STARTUPS PODCAST: Apple Podcasts Spotify Overcast Google Podcasts Youtube Stitcher Show website FOLLOW TOMER ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Twitter Medium blog

54mins

26 Jan 2021

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#135 with Rahul Vohra (Superhuman Founder) - Why He Started Superhuman and The Ideas He'd Like To See Built

My First Million

Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) are joined by Superhuman's Rahul Vohra (@rahulvohra). They discuss: - Rahul's first startup, Rapportive - Rahul explain what it's like to work with Marc Andreesen - Will Superhuman go public? - Why doesn't Google crush Superhuman? - Rahul describes when the idea to create Superhuman struck him - Shaan asks, what're the best "Superhuman for X" ideas - How Rahul stays calm and manages time - What startups are Rahul investing in? - Rahul's startup ideas Thank you to our sponsor this episode, EPOS! EPOS are fantastic headsets that make it easy to work flexibly across situations and locations, with portable headsets including hassle-free device compatibility. If you are an IT manager running a big department or a head of a growing company looking to give your employees the best headset solution to work from home, check out eposaudio.com/millions for a free trial! Have you joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

48mins

9 Dec 2020

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