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When Your Boss is a Crony
December 23, 2015
When Your Boss is a Crony

Have you ever started a new job only to find out that your boss is a part of a good-old-boys fraternity — and so is his boss. You get that funny, I am in the wrong locker…

Product Managers and Project Managers Have This in Common
December 22, 2015
Product Managers and Project Managers Have This in Common

I wrote an article recently about the differences between product management and project management. I was glad to read the feedback. There is a lot of confusion around…

How to Find a New Job During the Holidays
December 21, 2015
How to Find a New Job During the Holidays

Your New Year’s resolution: find a new job that you love. Once the holidays are over, you plan to jump right on that goal, sprucing up your resume, updating your Linkedin…

Product Managers: Ask This Question To Get a Raise in 2016
December 18, 2015
Product Managers: Ask This Question To Get a Raise in 2016

Most companies are not looking to hand out cash. In fact, money is something that’s overvalued by most which makes it hard to just ask for more of it. Despite being a few…

5 Lies Leaders Tell You to Hide Their Mistakes
December 18, 2015
5 Lies Leaders Tell You to Hide Their Mistakes

Have you ever stretched the truth a little? Told a white lie? Be honest now. You must have — and maybe it was even well intended to protect your or someone else’s…

How to Stand Up for Your Beliefs (and Keep Your Job)
December 16, 2015
How to Stand Up for Your Beliefs (and Keep Your Job)

You understand how the behavior code is supposed to operate at work. You keep it professional, steering clear of politics, religion, and other potentially divisive…

The 4 Worst Habits of the Absent Boss
December 14, 2015
The 4 Worst Habits of the Absent Boss

I once had a boss who preferred planes to work. And I am not talking about the type of planes that you use to go meet with customers and partners. He preferred little…

3 Ways You Can Finally Stop Feature Creep
December 14, 2015
3 Ways You Can Finally Stop Feature Creep

A universal law of product management: There are always more feature requests than available development time.