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The Problem With Being a Fix-It Product Manager
February 9, 2018
The Problem With Being a Fix-It Product Manager

It starts off with the best intentions. You are planning an upcoming release and notice that the support documentation needs to be updated. You could turn to a teammate…

8 Blogs That Will Inspire You to Be a More Productive Product Manager
January 30, 2018
8 Blogs That Will Inspire You to Be a More Productive Product Manager

Ask a product manager how the year is going so far. I bet the answer will include the word “busy.” I do not have to tell you this, right? If you are anything like the…

Why Good Product Managers Need to Be Great Project Managers
January 25, 2018
Why Good Product Managers Need to Be Great Project Managers

Should good product managers be great project managers? Learn the six ways product managers can develop their project management skills.

User Stories vs. Requirements: What Is the Difference?
January 23, 2018
User Stories vs. Requirements: What Is the Difference?

Are user stories and requirements the same, or do they serve different purposes? Find the answer (and others) in this guide.

Hey Boss: I’m Drowning in Meetings
January 22, 2018
Hey Boss: I’m Drowning in Meetings

You versus your calendar. You are fighting for time to get your real work done. Nervously eyeing the clock. Each day is a relentless sprint from meeting to meeting. But…

The New Product Manager’s Survival Guide
January 19, 2018
The New Product Manager’s Survival Guide

I was in the throes of first-week jitters. It was early in my career and I was starting out as a product manager. Did I even belong in the new job? I was confident I had…

Do Your Company’s Core Values Mirror Your Own Values?
January 17, 2018
Do Your Company’s Core Values Mirror Your Own Values?

Ideally your core values will line up with the company you work for. But that does not always happen. Learn how you can live true to your values when the values of your…

Hey Product Manager: Do These 4 Things in 2018
January 16, 2018
Hey Product Manager: Do These 4 Things in 2018

Most product managers I know are optimistic realists. I am both — a former product manager and an optimistic realist. So call me biased. You could say it is their nature,…