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...
Achievement and Vulnerability; Living With Both.

Achievement and Vulnerability; Living With Both.

I’ll admit it, I’m a guy that get’s things done. I’ve always been driven to achievement or accomplishment. I typically think my way through things. When given a tough problem to solve, I look at the problem from several angles and plan my course of action. There may...
Free Game?

Free Game?

Is it a free game? In my quest to learn more about mobile apps, I installed the mobile app game DeerHunter 2014. I grew up deer hunting in southwest Washington state so I thought I could pickup the game fairly quickly.  As well, the game was free so what did I have to...
Health and performance as a product manager

Health and performance as a product manager

The life of a product manager can be hectic. The deadlines, engineering delays, product quality issues, customer complaints, marketing promotions, sales commitments and all the other challenges that face a product manager. This blog post is going to focus on an often...