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The Product Manager vs. the Product Portfolio Manager
March 30, 2021
The Product Manager vs. the Product Portfolio Manager

Managing a portfolio of products is an adventure. Learn the 5 skills product managers need to become successful product portfolio managers.

Your Roadmap Is a Promise (Do You Keep It?)
March 22, 2021
Your Roadmap Is a Promise (Do You Keep It?)

Your roadmap is a promise. Discover how treating your roadmap like a promise creates value for your company, team, and customers.

Initiatives vs. Epics vs. Features: What Is the Difference?
March 16, 2021
Initiatives vs. Epics vs. Features: What Is the Difference?

Understand the difference between initiatives, epics, and features in agile. This guide provides a clear comparison to streamline your project and product planning.

Aha! Ranks in Top 100 on Forbes' List of America's Best Startups
March 11, 2021
Aha! Ranks in Top 100 on Forbes' List of America's Best Startups

It is wonderful to be recognized for what makes you unique. Last year, we were featured on Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s best startups for 2020. We were…

Beyond the "Product Mindset"
March 9, 2021
Beyond the "Product Mindset"

What do you need to solve tough problems? Courage and boldness are a good start. You need to clearly articulate the value you are going to deliver. This approach…

Do You Trust Your Company in These 19 Ways?
March 1, 2021
Do You Trust Your Company in These 19 Ways?

A high-trust company culture is a must for any team to thrive. Learn more about how to improve feelings of trust at your company.

Wanted: Product Manager With Superb Listening Skills
February 23, 2021
Wanted: Product Manager With Superb Listening Skills

Product managers can learn a lot from rats. Let me explain. In a recent study, researchers delivered a mild shock to rats while another group of rodents watched.…

The "Full-Stack" Product Manager
February 22, 2021
The "Full-Stack" Product Manager

What is a full-stack product manager? Although the term is not new, I have seen it in a few LinkedIn profiles recently. And it made me wonder how people are actually…

The Founder's Paradox: How to Thrill People Without Setting Their Expectations
February 18, 2021
The Founder's Paradox: How to Thrill People Without Setting Their Expectations

Our minds are powerful and expectations can move us. Our anticipation of what is to come can be a true driver for action. What we believe will (or should) happen in the…

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…

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