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How Successful Product Managers Avoid Burnout
September 1, 2015
How Successful Product Managers Avoid Burnout

I recently spoke with multiple former PMs who needed to take year long sabbaticals to get themselves back on track. They were tired. Their anxiety was running high. They…

4 Questions Entrepreneurs Ask Before Starting a Business
August 31, 2015
4 Questions Entrepreneurs Ask Before Starting a Business

Asking questions is a sign of a curious mind. Every entrepreneur worth his salt asks many questions before starting out, and keeps asking questions throughout his…

How the Best Product Managers Discover $1B Ideas
August 28, 2015
How the Best Product Managers Discover $1B Ideas

The process of discovering new product features can be invigorating for product teams. But noise from paying customers clamoring for what they want can distract teams…

The Best Leaders Are Not "Born Leaders"
August 26, 2015
The Best Leaders Are Not "Born Leaders"

I have been a team captain for as long as I can remember. It started in my youth in athletics, carried over to student government, and continued on as I started working.…

The Product Manager vs. Project Manager
August 25, 2015
The Product Manager vs. Project Manager

Product managers and project managers both contribute to bringing a new product to market. Learn how their roles, responsibilities, and skills differ — plus tips for…

What Type of Product Manager Are You?
August 20, 2015
What Type of Product Manager Are You?

Many people talk about the product manager role as if all product managers were created equal. This affects how they hire a new product manager or look for a new PM job…

5 Ways Great Leaders Avoid Abusing Their Power
August 17, 2015
5 Ways Great Leaders Avoid Abusing Their Power

Power can be a dangerous friend. It’s when we have control — control over others and what they do. Most of us want it, work hard to achieve it, and feel joy when we have…

3 Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs
August 14, 2015
3 Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

I have worked with some of Silicon Valley’s best entrepreneurs and unfortunately some dismal ones too. Because we are all part of the Software Revolution, the Valley…