Will the Inspired Product Leaders Stand Up

Will the Inspired Product Leaders Stand Up

We are amid a leadership reckoning. Our lives and greater society are changing in front of our eyes. There will be fundamental changes in how we work, lead, and manage once we are through this current crisis. Command-and-control leadership is no longer an option....
The Kind Product Leader

The Kind Product Leader

Does your organization see kindness as a weakness or an asset in leadership? Does your product team see leadership as a strength to building innovative teams? I once worked for a senior product management leader who was so unkind that I would come home each night and...
You are good at your job, but you are miserable

You are good at your job, but you are miserable

Finding a career that allows us to feel happy, satisfied, and gives us purpose is not easy.   It is not something we were taught in school or corporate training programs. The reality is, many of us feel a disconnection between our work and how we feel.  We...
The Rabbit Hole of Perfectionism

The Rabbit Hole of Perfectionism

I am a former perfectionist. What’s wrong with being perfect? Who doesn’t love submitting a project with zero mistakes, getting a perfect grade, being the ‘lead’ on projects, and having a perfectly clean home. The first 40 years of my life I focused on...
Be comfortable being uncomfortable

Be comfortable being uncomfortable

As a career coach to formal and informal tech leaders, one of the most damaging things you can do as part of your career is to stay when you are comfortable yet bored. If you are fabulous at your job, but you are not challenged, you need to start looking at...