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Books to Step Up Your Product Management Game
January 22, 2015
Books to Step Up Your Product Management Game

I’ve written before about how product managers are often considered the CEO of their product. Everyone has high expectations of them as the success of the product rests…

Why This CEO Will Never Hire Another Salesperson
January 20, 2015
Why This CEO Will Never Hire Another Salesperson

Are sales teams still the driving force for revenue? Learn four reasons why emerging technology companies do not need salespeople to grow.

The 4 Most Powerful Words a CEO Can Say
January 17, 2015
The 4 Most Powerful Words a CEO Can Say

CEOs must delegate to run successful businesses. But for too many employees, CEOs are little more than (wo)men behind the curtain. Managers are tasked with their direct…

How to Deal with an Unpredictable Product Manager
January 14, 2015
How to Deal with an Unpredictable Product Manager

We do not get to build many things in our lifetime, so what we do build should be great. I’ve been fortunate enough to speak with hundreds of product teams over the last…

Righties vs. Lefties (Who Earns More?)
January 13, 2015
Righties vs. Lefties (Who Earns More?)

Did you know left-handed people earn less than righties? Find out some of the unique advantages lefties have and why you should never underestimate them.

The One Sign You Love Your Job
January 11, 2015
The One Sign You Love Your Job

Do you truly love your job? Find out how to build a career that leads to sustainable happiness (hint: instant gratification plays no part in it).

Why Successful People Take Vacations
January 7, 2015
Why Successful People Take Vacations

America is a workaholic nation. This age of endless information and continuous innovation means we often feel compelled to stay glued to our devices — even on vacation. I…

Must Help People? Be a Loving Manager
January 5, 2015
Must Help People? Be a Loving Manager

Being a manager is about leading from the front. Encourage high effort and offer authentic support. Read what great managers do well in this post.

The Only Way to Reset Your Unhappy Career
January 4, 2015
The Only Way to Reset Your Unhappy Career

I am blessed to be able to help folks with their careers. I consider it a privilege that as my hard work and good fortune have increased, more and more people have…

Use This Resume That VPs Read
December 28, 2014
Use This Resume That VPs Read

A few weeks ago I wrote about Cover Letters That CEOs Read. Nearly 500,000 people read that article and I even connected with a few terrific candidates who used the…

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