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The Costly Mistake You Are Making on Your Resume
September 25, 2017
The Costly Mistake You Are Making on Your Resume

“Increased social media followers by 4,000 percent. Boosted website traffic by 3,500 percent.” I see puffed up metrics like this all the time. Especially on resumes…

5 Steps to Set Your 2018 Business Goals
September 21, 2017
5 Steps to Set Your 2018 Business Goals

Getting lost used to be much easier. One wrong turn and you could lose your way. You might pull over to unfold a faded paper map. Maybe even ask a stranger at a gas…

Hey Product Manager: The Problem With “Trusting Your Gut”
September 18, 2017
Hey Product Manager: The Problem With “Trusting Your Gut”

Sometimes your gut instinct is wrong. I discovered this a number of years ago after launching a new product. A strange phenomenon was happening. The more support…

The Real Value of a Product Manager
September 12, 2017
The Real Value of a Product Manager

Who is the most misunderstood in technology? I would say it is the person who plans what will be built next. This person — often called the product manager — is a puzzler…

Hey Boss: This Job Feels Pointless
September 11, 2017
Hey Boss: This Job Feels Pointless

The boss is missing. Again. You hate to be bored and are searching for ways to keep busy. So you shoot off an email with a few project ideas. You get a reply a day later:…

The 10 Best Blogs for Product Managers
September 8, 2017
The 10 Best Blogs for Product Managers

It is one thing to write down your thoughts in a private journal. It is quite another to publish those thoughts for everyone to read. You have to have a strong conviction…

Remote Workers vs. Office Workers
September 6, 2017
Remote Workers vs. Office Workers

“I could never work remotely.” A friend of a friend said this to me the other day. We had just met and I was explaining how we run Aha! as a fully distributed team.…

Exhausted at Work? — Do This Now
August 28, 2017
Exhausted at Work? — Do This Now

Does it ever feel like there is just too much information coming your way? You are not the only one who is exhausted. The whole team is drowning — chasing down customer…