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How Good Product Managers Deliver Bad News
November 28, 2017
How Good Product Managers Deliver Bad News

I have some bad news. And it will not be surprising for most product managers. Our job frequently involves telling people things they do not want to hear. In fact, I…

Product Manager vs. Business Analyst
November 27, 2017
Product Manager vs. Business Analyst

Product managers strategize product direction; Business analysts ensure projects meet business objectives. Learn more about their differences.

How to Be Transparent at Work (Without Making People Cry)
November 16, 2017
How to Be Transparent at Work (Without Making People Cry)

Extreme openness. This was the original intention of the open-office design. Breaking down walls would also break down barriers — everyone could exchange ideas throughout…

Your Company Is Not a Democracy
November 14, 2017
Your Company Is Not a Democracy

Company leaders need to make decisions for the entire team. Learn how to make everyone feel equally invested even if they did not get to vote.

How to Silence the Office Donkey
November 13, 2017
How to Silence the Office Donkey

My friend Mary recently shared a recurring nightmare. It involved a twisted metamorphosis into a donkey. It was Disney’s fault — specifically, the film Pinocchio. You…

Hey Product Manager: Your Sales Team Is Not Excited
November 7, 2017
Hey Product Manager: Your Sales Team Is Not Excited

Imagine that your job is to sell pencils. Number 2 pencils, to be specific. Your sales pitch is basic. “Classic wooden pencils! You can sharpen, write, and erase!” There…

6 Blog Posts for Forward-Thinking Product Managers — October 2017
November 3, 2017
6 Blog Posts for Forward-Thinking Product Managers — October 2017

Are you a forward-thinking product manager? Discover six blog posts for product mangers with a focus on the future.

How to Hold an Effective Product Grooming Session
November 2, 2017
How to Hold an Effective Product Grooming Session

Do you dread your company’s product grooming sessions? Follow these best practices for efficient grooming sessions.