Productivity and the Product Manager

Productivity and the Product Manager

Being a product manager in todays crazy environment can be like juggling a chainsaw, a bowling ball, and a sword. It’s crazy at best. Marketing wants those new release features, engineering wants more detail on a requirement, the UX team can’t agree on a design,...
What I learned from Steve Jobs as a Product Manager

What I learned from Steve Jobs as a Product Manager

I recently watched the movie Jobs. While in China, I read the book “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson and it brought back many thoughts about Steve Jobs as a product manager. Steve Jobs is a great case study of a product manager. His passion was unparalleled, his drive...
Planning and Reflection of a Product Manager

Planning and Reflection of a Product Manager

As we near the end of the year, I like to reflect on the past year and plan for the next year. I believe it is that reflection that helps me learn from last year and do better in the coming year. I like the quote from Oscar Wilde. “With age comes wisdom, but sometimes...