Leadership

Set a clear strategy for company and product success so you stay grounded in what you want to achieve. Find practical advice on goal-setting, cross-functional planning, prioritization, and leadership.

The Founder’s Paradox: How to Always Work and Avoid Burnout
March 30, 2018
The Founder’s Paradox: How to Always Work and Avoid Burnout

Burned out on burnout. No, that is not a typo. You read it right. Although it can seem like the flames are inescapable. This person is smoldering, that person is about to…

What Is a Solutions Transformation?
March 20, 2018
What Is a Solutions Transformation?

Solutions transformation involves understanding what it takes to solve a customer’s problem and then seamlessly bringing together exactly what is needed.

The Founder’s Paradox: How To Deal With People Who Tell You It Cannot Be Done
March 14, 2018
The Founder’s Paradox: How To Deal With People Who Tell You It Cannot Be Done

The brother of a friend — I had spoken with him in the past and he was thoughtful. Plus, I knew he was an experienced product manager who had built a number of important…

Is Your Company Ready for a Data Transformation?
March 13, 2018
Is Your Company Ready for a Data Transformation?

“Today’s customers want more.” You have been reading this a lot lately — especially from me. Customers want a personalized experience and want it delivered fast. Many…

Going Agile Is Not a Transformation
February 27, 2018
Going Agile Is Not a Transformation

Enterprise transformation. I have been writing about it a lot over the last few weeks. And I have been talking with other technology leaders about it even more. It is…

What Is Needed for Real Enterprise Transformation
February 20, 2018
What Is Needed for Real Enterprise Transformation

I want to begin with three business truths. The first is that most companies will need to fundamentally change to better serve customers. The second is that the…

The 3 Types of Enterprise Transformation
February 13, 2018
The 3 Types of Enterprise Transformation

What does transformation really mean? Merriam-Webster dictionary offers a grounded and elegant definition: “The act or process of changing completely.” Interestingly, I…

10 Business and Strategy Books for Curious Product Managers
February 7, 2018
10 Business and Strategy Books for Curious Product Managers

“I am just too busy to read.” This is what people usually say when I ask for book recommendations. But are you really too busy? I would argue that there are things you…