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 Benefits of a Cross-Functional Product Team
November 15, 2021
The Benefits of a Cross-Functional Product Team

Product teams are organized around a specific customer need or value stream — not individual projects. Learn about the core benefits of formal product team structure and…

The empathy gap is real in product development
October 25, 2021
The empathy gap is real in product development

The empathy gap is a real threat to every product development team — you cannot achieve product excellence unless you can empathize with the people who build, sell,…

The real secret behind every great product manager
October 12, 2021
The real secret behind every great product manager

What makes for a great product manager? Experience. Empathy. Technical skills. These are all worthy attributes. But the real secret behind every great product manager is…

The Founder's Paradox: How to Be Grateful Now When the Best Is Ahead
September 27, 2021
The Founder's Paradox: How to Be Grateful Now When the Best Is Ahead

Gratitude for what you have accomplished now and still wanting to achieve more might seem paradoxical — you need the right perspective as a company founder to balance…

The reasons to go agile with a little "a"
September 21, 2021
The reasons to go agile with a little "a"

Agile methodologies are not the same as "going agile." Learn which qualities agile product teams embody — so you can build better products and be happier doing it.

The Undeniable Truth Hiding Behind the Great Resignation
September 13, 2021
The Undeniable Truth Hiding Behind the Great Resignation

Is 2021 really the year of the “great resignation?” Something much bigger than career change is taking place — we are in the first wave of pandemic existential crises.

The Founder’s Paradox: How to Be Original in a World of Copycats
August 16, 2021
The Founder’s Paradox: How to Be Original in a World of Copycats

Think about some of the most iconic companies today. Patagonia, Disney, Tesla, Apple, and Nike — what makes them dominant is also what makes them peculiar. Find out how…

This Is Why Innovation Programs Fail
July 13, 2021
This Is Why Innovation Programs Fail

While most everyone agrees that innovation is worthwhile, few know how to manage or measure it. Find out why it is important to create a successful innovation program and…