It is remarkably common for people to confuse product management and project management. They are quite different, and unique.
Product Management wasn't my intent at the start of my career, but it was something thrust upon me, and I have thrived. Getting there wasn't a linear path
One would be excused for thinking that a gregarious extrovert is a pre-req for product management, but the opposite is a good combination
If you are in an engineering led organization, life as a product manager can face challenges. Go in with your eyes wide open.
A common flaw in product management is to confuse yourself with the customer. You aren't the customer, but you represent the customer in the process
Great product managers are masters of driving and managing technology transitions. Be ready, and thrive
A review of "The Secret Product Manager's Handbook" reveals it to be a wry, honest, and useful read for all product managers. Highly recommended
Innovation. Everybody wants it, but it is not easy to define, and impossible to schedule. Be realistic, and take reasonable risks
A hypothetical feature request and user story for Microsoft Outlook to fix the chaos of poor use of "Reply All"
The Product Owner, a role that is increasingly being blurred with product manager. That is a mistake, and if you can, have dedicated Product Owners
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