Are you a control freak?

Are you a control freak?

Inspired Product Leadership for the Overworked and Overwhelmed Being a control freak does the opposite of motivating your teams…it demotivates them. Whether its getting into the swim lane of engineering, controlling every task of the cross functional group, or...
Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome

You are meeting with senior leaders about the product roadmap. One of them asks you a question you cannot answer. You freeze. You start to panic. Your response is flustered and a bit incoherent. One of the key things that hold us back from moving into product...
The Power of the Pause

The Power of the Pause

As product managers and leaders, we spend days running from fire drill to fire drill. We are wiped out. And when the kids are asleep, we hit our email and Slack messages to finish up the day. Working like this is stressful; it impacts our health and family and does...
Recognition, It’s Not Just a Nice to Have

Recognition, It’s Not Just a Nice to Have

We have entered August and the toll of the global pandemic continues to wear on employees, many of whom are still working from home. A survey by SHRM conducted during the pandemic found 41% of United States employees feel burnt out from work.The survey found...
Kindness at Work…It Matters

Kindness at Work…It Matters

Today is World Kindness Day, an international holiday formed in 1998 to promote kindness throughout the world.  Kindness is not something that should be reserved just for friends and family; it should extend to our colleagues and work family. Practicing...
The art of the check-in to build trust

The art of the check-in to build trust

We have entered the human decade. With the rise of machine learning and artificial intelligence, organizations’ only way to survive and grow is to change their employee experience model. This change involves a shift from treating...