I was speaking this week with some new people on my team about some key aspects of the way we as a company – and I in particular with my team – think about product management. I thought I’d share some of those thoughts here. The way I see my role as a product leader,… Continue reading Wednesday wisdom – 18 July
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I wrote earlier that one of the key ways to think about the role of product owners is to say that we stand on a bridge connecting the voice of the market with the world of the developers. My goal is not to serve as a barrier between the business side…
For the first month or two of 2015 I was writing in my blog almost daily; one of the weekly ‘features’ was sharing questions on my mind. Given that my blog is entitled In Truth It’s Not That Simple it ought to come as no surprise that sometimes I feel like I have more questions… Continue reading Questions on my mind
I recently read an essay entitled Moments of Greatness: Entering the Fundamental State of Leadership from the Harvard Business Review. The author encouraged all leaders to ask themselves four questions about areas of their leadership – key projects or groups they are leading – that I found particularly compelling. Since reading the article I’ve spent… Continue reading Four key questions leaders ask themselves
Today’s question brought to you by the 1980s, and especially by a band I listened to a lot in those days, Simple Minds. If you really listen to there lyrics you’ll discover that in truth it’s not that simple. Enjoy: What you gonna do when things go wrong? What you gonna do when it all… Continue reading Simple-minded question
My question today is why? Not, ‘why do things happen the way they do?’ That question makes me think of an old Tracy Chapman song (shows how old I am): Why do the babies starve when there’s enough food to feed the world? Why when there are so many of us are there people still… Continue reading Why?
How can I find more time? There are “too many” things I want or need to get done both personally and professionally – too much on my plate both by responsibility and by choice. People tell me it’s good to be busy but I disagree. How can i find more time?
How can you change the set of behaviors and habits that a couple, a family, or an organization has developed over time? How do you shift the mindset that thinks, “This is who we are and what we do,” when sticking with the old way of thinking won’t produce the new results you want? I’m… Continue reading How do you change a culture?
Today’s question can be asked in a negative way: What am I doing wrong? But I prefer the more positive spin: What can I do to get better? Heading into a new year it is not surprising to think about areas of personal and professional growth I would like to pursue in 2015. From my… Continue reading How can I improve?
Sometimes my weekly ‘questions’ blog post will have deeper or more personal questions (check out my post from this past weekend for an example here). Today I have a more mundane and practical question. What’s the right or best way to use “Tags” and “Categories” for denoting my blog posts? I’ve recently started blogging about… Continue reading What do you think?