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The 5 Types of Scary Co-Workers
October 30, 2017
The 5 Types of Scary Co-Workers

Do you work with scary coworkers? Beware! Check out our list of the 5 scariest colleagues and how to deal with them.

Your Remote Co-Workers Feel Left Out
October 26, 2017
Your Remote Co-Workers Feel Left Out

Do the remote workers in your company feel left out? Follow these tips for making your remote coworkers feel included.

This Is Not a Product Roadmap
October 24, 2017
This Is Not a Product Roadmap

What is a product roadmap? Simple enough question. Most product managers would say that a product roadmap lays out the future. But then ask to see that product roadmap…

Hey Boss: Stop Telling Me to Bring You Solutions
October 17, 2017
Hey Boss: Stop Telling Me to Bring You Solutions

“Do not bring me problems. Bring me solutions.” I am sure you have heard this mantra at work before. In most cases, the thinking is that problems will only make the boss…

Do These 4 Things Before a Remote Job Interview
October 16, 2017
Do These 4 Things Before a Remote Job Interview

Did you ever think your future could be decided by a barking dog? Or a loved one popping in to ask what’s for dinner? Or an unfamiliar web conferencing program? These or…

Your LinkedIn Profile vs. Your Resume
October 12, 2017
Your LinkedIn Profile vs. Your Resume

“Clairvoyant Humanist and Life Consultant.” I got a LinkedIn request from someone with this “title” the other day. Well, I am no clairvoyant. But I can predict one thing.…

5 Reasons Product Managers Are Still Building Disappointing Products
October 10, 2017
5 Reasons Product Managers Are Still Building Disappointing Products

Something is slowly rotting. And I may have found the stinky source. It might be your product. Are you building something that customers love using? Or are they simply…

It Is Time to Eliminate Sales Commissions
October 9, 2017
It Is Time to Eliminate Sales Commissions

Crazy quotas. Anything to close a deal. Pushing customers no matter the cost. If you are a regular reader of this blog, you already know how I feel about the traditional…

Your Company Will Not Let You Work Remotely — But Why?
October 5, 2017
Your Company Will Not Let You Work Remotely — But Why?

People want remote work. I hear this from job seekers, comments on social media, and leaders at technology companies. Everyone wants it and research proves the benefits.…

The Costly Mistake You Are Making on Your Resume
September 25, 2017
The Costly Mistake You Are Making on Your Resume

“Increased social media followers by 4,000 percent. Boosted website traffic by 3,500 percent.” I see puffed up metrics like this all the time. Especially on resumes…

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