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December 13, 2016

The Product Plan vs. the Project Plan

Great product managers ask questions. Lots of them. But product managers need to answer questions too. And the more complex the work, the more questions abound. When I…

December 13, 2016

Hey Boss: You Are Wasting My Time

I once worked for a boss who had a Ph.D. in time-wasting. This person’s signature move? Pointless meetings. I would spend my days shuffling from one to the next. Few were…

December 9, 2016

4 Words That Make Hiring Managers Cringe

I really cannot think of a company that wants to hire a jack-of-all-trades. I learned this the hard way early in my career when I was speaking with the VP of the group at…