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August 2, 2016

How Product Managers Defeat Feature Creep

Feature creep can be an uncomfortable reality for many product managers. It crept into my work when I was a product manager at a large company, navigating many product…

July 28, 2016

Hey Boss: Stop Trying to “Empower” Me

Have you noticed a certain trend in leadership circles? Career advice columns and business consultants are encouraging leaders to “empower” their teams to promote…

July 26, 2016

How Good Product Managers Handle Bad Feedback

I received some harsh feedback relatively early in my career as a product manager. I had worked at a SaaS company for about a year and was the first product manager on…

July 21, 2016

How to Spot the Weasel in Your Office

Everyone is talking these days about “Pokemon Go.” Nintendo’s augmented reality game is sending kids and grownups wandering into the streets searching for Pokestops. The…

July 19, 2016

6 Traits of Highly Successful Product Teams

Building a product that is meaningful and lasting is tough. It’s also a remarkable experience when it happens. Once you get a taste of product success, nothing else will…

July 18, 2016

7 Tips to Hire the Perfect Product Manager

Product managers are a relatively new position at companies big and small. In order to summarize the very high expectations that come with the role, job descriptions…