We all start somewhere. We evolve. One. Step. At. A. Time. And, like a baby learning to walk, we fall down, get up, try again. Without failure there is nothing to learn from, no improvement. Eventually the baby walks. The same thing awaits us as we evolve into Leaders. It certainly has been true. From [...]
Adobe, a harbinger of things to come, made a big announcement. No longer, will you be able to buy packaged products from them.
This is Big! JT discusses why.
Covered bridges, for many people, are curiosities of a past era. For those old enough, they represent nostalgia from their youth. Others, see them merely as antiquated historic artifacts. One thing is for sure, many people are not aware of these treasures in their own backyard.
Time spent achieving a zero-mail inbox can be better spent elsewhere.
Does that mean keeping an unmanaged inbox, and using Search as your organizer? Where is the balance point? How much email should be kept: all, some, none? A short discussion on email organization and the pros/cons of not managing it.
So, which is it? Which is more important than the other? Want to know the real answer?
There’s the obvious answer. Then, there’s the inconvenient truth.
Fixing problems is like watching or reading great drama. Something is wrong, something not right, something we know we need to fix.
Drama is anticipation mingled with uncertainty. Better yet, sometimes players do not even know they are a player.
JT reviews Richie Norton’s recent book discussing the need to Live to Start and Start to Live! The need to stop procrastinating, and the need to get on with it.
And, not just a packet of Kool-Aid™, he provides the sugar to fortify it too.
As a Product Manager, you are the center of activity for everything involving the product(s) you are responsible for. Depending on your organization the scope will vary.
However one thing is consistent: You have to balance new feature requests, time to market, and finite development resources.