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How to Survive the Worst Work Meeting of Your Life
February 11, 2021
How to Survive the Worst Work Meeting of Your Life

"Listening is where love begins." Beloved television host Fred Rogers shared this sentiment several decades ago. It is sage advice for anyone who wants to develop more…

8 Business Negotiation Books to Add to Your Reading List
January 28, 2021
8 Business Negotiation Books to Add to Your Reading List

When was the last time you negotiated with someone? You might think of a specific scenario — like buying a car or accepting a job offer. But I bet you had to negotiate…

What To Do In Your First 30 Days as a Product Manager
January 25, 2021
What To Do In Your First 30 Days as a Product Manager

Just starting out as a product manager? Or maybe you have moved into a new role at a new company. You are excited about the opportunity to build something that will make…

6 Things You Should Never Say to a Product Manager
January 15, 2021
6 Things You Should Never Say to a Product Manager

Did you really just say that? Learn the top 6 things you should never say to a product manager.

How to Get Ahead If You Are Not a People Manager
January 5, 2021
How to Get Ahead If You Are Not a People Manager

“I see myself leading a team in the future." When job candidates tell me this during interviews, I usually respond by asking why. Often the answer is simply that they…

18 Blog Posts That Inspired You Most in 2020
December 30, 2020
18 Blog Posts That Inspired You Most in 2020

“What a timely post, I was just talking about this with my colleague!" I love seeing messages like this when I share an Aha! blog post on LinkedIn. Writing has always…

6 Traits of Successful Chief Innovation Officers (That You Can Put in Practice Today)
December 9, 2020
6 Traits of Successful Chief Innovation Officers (That You Can Put in Practice Today)

"Do you think of yourself as creative or conventional?" This question recently sparked a lively discussion with the Aha! team. Some folks referenced their DIY home…

19 Questions All Curious Product Managers Ask
December 1, 2020
19 Questions All Curious Product Managers Ask

"I spend two-thirds of the time thinking about what people want to hear and one-third thinking about what I want to say." You might think this is a quote from a…