Level Up to Leadership

Level Up to Leadership

You are ready to level-up to people leader.  You have been a senior product manager for a few years and you are ready to move into leadership. What are the first steps you can take? First, you need to build a fan club of people who love working with you. In fact,...
Leadership is about Inspiration

Leadership is about Inspiration

Tech is easy. People are hard.  I talk to product managers every day and I can break them out into three main categories. Those who hate their workThose who tolerate their workThose who love their work. Which do you fall into? Let’s talk about the third group,...
Leadership: Recognize Others

Leadership: Recognize Others

Almost every product management leader and individual contributor struggle with feeling valued and recognized at work. They cannot remember the last time one of their leaders recognized the work they were doing. Their one on one’s consist of going through project...
Fearless Product Leadership

Fearless Product Leadership

To my fellow product managers… You are enough. You deserve to do what you love. I talk to product managers every day who are struggling in toxic work environments where they are made to feel small every day. Their ideas are not validated. They feel...
Clarity Drives Trust for Prod Mgrs

Clarity Drives Trust for Prod Mgrs

Do you trust your leaders?  Does your engineering/cross-functional team trust you? Do you work in a culture where trust is non-existent? To move into leadership and inspire your team, product managers need to learn the art of building and maintaining trust.  ...