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 Build the Right Long-Term Habits and Perform Now
January 21, 2021
The Founder's Paradox: How to Build the Right Long-Term Habits and Perform Now

There is never an easy way out. Every choice you make reverbs at the expense of something else. Most company founders run up against this truth at some point — especially…

The Founder's Paradox: How Do You Give Away Money When You Are in Business to Make It?
January 4, 2021
The Founder's Paradox: How Do You Give Away Money When You Are in Business to Make It?

Entrepreneurs see opportunity where others see obstacles. You need a forward-looking mindset to see what others cannot. And you need boldness, grit, and a drive to do…

Qualitative vs. Quantitative Data for Product Managers
December 15, 2020
Qualitative vs. Quantitative Data for Product Managers

Did you know that the right brain/left brain theory is a myth? It is impossible to only use one side of the brain. For example, musicians are considered creative,…

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…

How to Build an Effective Idea Management Process
December 8, 2020
How to Build an Effective Idea Management Process

Ideas can drown you. Suggestions come from teammates and sometimes directly from customers. And you have your own running list of what to do next. Taken in aggregate, you…

B2B Product Managers vs. B2C Product Managers
November 23, 2020
B2B Product Managers vs. B2C Product Managers

"What do I need to do to make a shift from B2C to B2B?" A senior product manager once asked me this during an interview. It is a good question with a simple answer. Not…

Use Case vs. User Story
November 12, 2020
Use Case vs. User Story

Scrum. Kanban. Points. From the manifesto to the frameworks, agile can be like learning a new language. Especially if you are a new product manager or developer working…

The Product Manager vs. Product Owner
November 3, 2020
The Product Manager vs. Product Owner

Product managers adopt a more outward and strategic view while product owners take a more internal and technical approach. Read more about what sets these two positions…