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Great Product Managers Build Walls
September 17, 2014
Great Product Managers Build Walls

One of the best product managers I ever worked with created a physical boundary in her cube by placing a rug on the floor. When anyone (especially pesky sales folks)…

The Underemployed Technologist
September 16, 2014
The Underemployed Technologist

You are great at your job and will be even better at the next one. You are the ‘go to’ person with answers to the tough questions and your boss relies on you to get the…

The 4 Cs of the Startup CEO
September 10, 2014
The 4 Cs of the Startup CEO

Do you strive to be a better leader? Follow these 4 C’s to become the CEO that every winning team wants as a leader.

The Hit Show "Silicon Valley" Gets Startups Right
September 4, 2014
The Hit Show "Silicon Valley" Gets Startups Right

Did the hit show “Silicon Valley” get startups right? Take a look at 4 things about startups we think this comedy series got right.

5 Signs You Fear Job Change
September 3, 2014
5 Signs You Fear Job Change

Risk aversion and resistance to change have nothing to do with intelligence. So, let’s get that out of the way upfront. There is no correlation between fear and…

$10B Snapchat Valuation — Lessons for Founders
September 2, 2014
$10B Snapchat Valuation — Lessons for Founders

It was reported last week that Snapchat is in the process of raising a large investment round at a $10B valuation. That would make it one of the world’s most valuable…

The Truth about Product Management and "Transparency"
August 25, 2014
The Truth about Product Management and "Transparency"

Building a great product is hard. But when your company is your product — it’s everything. That’s why the product team that makes the decisions about where the product is…

How to Succeed as the Neophyte Product Manager
August 22, 2014
How to Succeed as the Neophyte Product Manager

Becoming a productive product manager takes time, practice, and perseverance. It’s an apprentice-based profession and you still can not study to become one at school.…