New to public speaking? Two bits of advice that'll help you succeed.
As a product manager, communication is a core part of your job - be that presenting the vision, strategy, and product direction, selling to customers…
Throwing an Exception: 3 types of decision and what to do in each case.
TL;DR: Decisions you know you can make → communicate. Decisions you know you can’t make → escalate. Decisions you’re not sure you can take → give…
The insane design details of the Beosound 9000
Craftsmanship to the max
A new chapter for me!
Precision & Recall
Two fundamental product concepts that, once you know, you'll see everywhere
Culture by Poster
My favourite Facebook office poster slogans and what they mean to me.
Scorecards: a way to set goals and track progress when all else has failed.
TL;DR: Scorecards are a way of setting goals and tracking progress… before you’ve launched (and no one is using your product, before you’ve got regular…
The Perfect Chart
How small changes in presentation of data can dramatically improve product team execution.
Dec 12, 2022
Junior PM vs Mid-level PM vs Senior PM
A framework for how to think about PM levelling, and how to progress.
Nov 25, 2022
Extreme Clarity pt2: Percentages and Percentage Points
When is 10% not 10%?
Nov 14, 2022
The Product Manager's Essential Reading List for 2023
Yet another haul of awesome books for your Christmas stockings.
Nov 3, 2022
Communicating with Extreme Clarity
Communicating something in a way that leaves no ambiguity in the mind of the reader such that all readers ultimately leave with the same understanding
Nov 2, 2022
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