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The Best Product Managers Hurry Up and Take It Slow
July 31, 2017
The Best Product Managers Hurry Up and Take It Slow

Here is a riddle for you: How do you go really fast while taking your time? No, this is not a trick question. It is actually inspired by an old Latin phrase, “festina…

Are You Sprinting to a Disappointing Career?
July 25, 2017
Are You Sprinting to a Disappointing Career?

Friends with tunnel vision. Only interested in joining a company that is “just a year away from an IPO.” Do you know anyone like this, running hard hoping to hit the tech…

The Most Embarrassing Meeting Fails We Never Saw Coming
July 24, 2017
The Most Embarrassing Meeting Fails We Never Saw Coming

There is a slow-motion disaster unfolding before your eyes. It is a cringe-worthy moment at work. And you are watching it all go down. You wish you could plug your ears…

Do Good Work for Its Own Sake
July 19, 2017
Do Good Work for Its Own Sake

I am not a gambler. But I know many people like to partake in games of fortune, and some even have a get-rich-quick dream. Hitting those lucky numbers and raking in…

Hey Boss: I Am Begging You to Let Me Work From Home
July 18, 2017
Hey Boss: I Am Begging You to Let Me Work From Home

I studied philosophy. (True.) You know the old cliché about the tree falling in the forest. If no one is there to hear it, did it really make a sound? Well, remote work…

You Choose to Do This Every Day
July 17, 2017
You Choose to Do This Every Day

Do you really have to do that? Find out why replacing "I have to" with "I choose to" can make a powerful impact on your daily experience.

8 of the Best Product Management Books You Should Read
July 14, 2017
8 of the Best Product Management Books You Should Read

Too many books and not enough time. This is how I feel every time I look at my long list of books to read. And while most of us dream of spending hours reading at the end…

The Most Important Thing You Should NOT Do Each Day
July 11, 2017
The Most Important Thing You Should NOT Do Each Day

You probably have a list somewhere. Maybe several scribbled on the backs of receipts or neatly organized in a notebook or even tapped out in an app. Each one a litany of…