How Product Managers Can Say No In 4 Easy Steps

Saying “no” is one of the hardest things a product manager must do. And it’s something you, my dear product manager friend, should be saying a lot. James Clear, the author of the bestselling book “Atomic Habits” recently spoke about the importance of saying “no.” “When you say no, you are only saying no toContinue reading “How Product Managers Can Say No In 4 Easy Steps”

4 Ways To Become A Better Product Manager During A Crisis

These are trying times. I’ve been a product manager for 25 years and I’ve survived several economic crises. I’ll be honest. I’m nervous about what the COVID-19 pandemic is going to do to the global economy. But I’m also a strong believer that looking for the silver lining in times like this can make aContinue reading “4 Ways To Become A Better Product Manager During A Crisis”

How to be a more strategic product manager

Many product managers feel stuck at a time when they most need to take action. “I just don’t have the time” they proclaim, rather than scheduling customer interviews that will help them decide which features to build. Or they can’t decide which features or bugs their team should work on. “I don’t have time toContinue reading “How to be a more strategic product manager”