Thankful for Product Management

Looking back at two and a half decades in product management, and realizing how blessed I have been to have landed where I have.
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The power of "I don't know"

When you don't know something, admit it. Honestly, it will be OK. The alternatives will damage your credibility, and hamper your reputation.
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Big Changes at the Product Bistro!

Big shift, moving to Ghost and aligning our chakras has been the project of this long weekend. Hope you like the change!
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That would be a hard NO

A staple of product management is the pursuit of adjacent markets. But sometimes, that just doesn't work
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Stop whinging about "Tactical" vs. "Strategic"

When product managers get together, they often whinge about how much tactical bullshit is on their plate. They shouldn't
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The Most Powerful Phrase in the Product Manager Vocabulary

Words have power. In product management, there is a phrase that is your secret power. Do not be afraid to use it.
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It's OK to have some non-productive time

Product Management is a stressful career, and even when you are "off" you are likely thinking about the job. Disconnect to save your sanity
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To MRD or not to MRD ...

The old school product management world we lived and died by the Market Requirements Document. Sometimes, it is worth the effort to create it
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Product Management Stock

Product managers aren't born, they come from other roles. Some are more likely than others, but all need to build customer and market empathy
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Book Review: The Team that Managed Itself

Book review: "The Team that Managed Itself" is an entertaining yet informative view of a team in a game studio that can teach real world lessons
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Know Enough

Domain Knowledge vs. Product Management skills, which is better? In this post, I posit that it is sufficient to "know enough" domain knowledge
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Selling to Product Managers

I will admit that as a product manager, I can try the patience of the average or even exceptional sales person. It's in our DNA to dig deep
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