One of the challenges to the role is that different organizations have very different expectations, and desires for the people who fill the role.
What makes a good product manager? No perfect list of attributes exists, but there are many common traits that help someone become successful.
Moving to Substack wasn't difficult, but it wasn't completely painless. Some observations, and a request
Moving on up, looking to the future without dwelling on the past, the Product Bistro is headed to Substack
Looking back at two and a half decades in product management, and realizing how blessed I have been to have landed where I have.
When you don't know something, admit it. Honestly, it will be OK. The alternatives will damage your credibility, and hamper your reputation.
A staple of product management is the pursuit of adjacent markets. But sometimes, that just doesn't work
When product managers get together, they often whinge about how much tactical bullshit is on their plate. They shouldn't. Instead focus on running the…
Words have power. In product management, there is a phrase that is your secret power. Do not be afraid to use it.
Product Management is a stressful career, and even when you are "off" you are likely thinking about the job. Disconnect to save your sanity
The old school product management world we lived and died by the Market Requirements Document. Sometimes, it is worth the effort to create it
Hearing obstruction from engineering can be frustrating, but with some effort, product management can counter the dreaded 5 words, and win consensus