Why Products Fail and the One Thing Product Managers Can Do to Avoid It

UPDATED AT 12:15 PM PACIFIC TIME, 2/4/20 I had no idea when I wrote this article that I would wake up to the #IowaCaucusDisaster. What a shame the people who developed the app used didn’t have a chance to read this. I had coffee recently with someone who works in academia and is deeply connectedContinue reading “Why Products Fail and the One Thing Product Managers Can Do to Avoid It”

12 Habits of Successful Product Managers

I’m a huge fan of Dolly Parton for so many reasons. She once said “If you don’t like the road you’re on, start paving another one.” Are YOU happy with the road that you’re on? Do you wish you could be on a different road? Or maybe you would just like to get from pointContinue reading “12 Habits of Successful Product Managers”

5 Things Product Managers Should Be Thankful For this Thanksgiving

Expressing gratitude every day is a key to being healthy and happy. It’s a practice that product managers, in particular, should practice. Too often, we PMs can be overly critical about our products, our companies, and ourselves. It’s only natural… we’re expected to analyze everything and come up with ways to improve things. It’s hardContinue reading “5 Things Product Managers Should Be Thankful For this Thanksgiving”