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...
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.  ...
Giving Feedback That Works

Giving Feedback That Works

As the world adjusts to month six of the pandemic, digital communication has become the norm, requiring many organizations to rethink processes around performance management. Managers are handling so many changes that some people-related tasks might have...
Take Massive Action in 2020

Take Massive Action in 2020

9 Steps to Achieving Big, Audacious Goals January is a time when many of us are in goal-setting mode. And while we may start with good intentions and a plan, sometimes we can’t seem to make them stick. Our goals become static, boring, and after time, they...
Feedback through Stories

Feedback through Stories

It’s that time of year when many managers and employees are going through the dreaded performance review process. The idea of giving or receiving anything less than “you rock” puts many of us into a tailspin of anxiety and stress. In the past, when I was getting ready...