Musings on product development, product management, design and other topics.
Finish your things
Starting things is exciting but it is finishing which brings real, lasting value. Always prioritize finishing over starting.
Modern marketing ideas from 1923
It's tempting to think that ideas like referrals and influencer marketing were conceived recently. This book shows us that marketers were employing these ideas (and more) almost 100 years ago.
Measure what matters summary
A summary of the book, Measure What Matters, by John Doerr.
Guidelines for stakeholder communication
Everyone knows that product managers have to be excellent communicators. But what does that mean exactly?
What is product management?
It's not always easy to explain what product management is. Here's my attempt.
January 2019 OKR review
My new year's resolution this year is to track my personal goals using the Objectives and Key Results methodology. Here's the results from January.
Product Roadmaps Relaunched: Chapter 7 Summary
Prioritization and the various frameworks you can use to prioritize.
Radical Focus summary
My summary of this excellent book on OKRs and getting things done by Christina Wodtke.
How to be strategic
A summary of a thought provoking article by Julie Zhuo.
Indie Hackers podcast notes. Andy Cook of Tettra
A summary of an excellent Indie Hackers episode where Andy Cook discusses hiring people, finding mentors, managing your own psychology and raising money.
The hidden cost of mediocre internal tools
It seems easy to save money by skimping on quality in internal tools. There may be a hidden cost that you're missing...
Product Roadmaps Relaunched: Chapter 6 summary
How to deal with secondary roadmap components such as target customers and confidence levels.