A funny meme. Had to share
At times, the Dude struggles with his role. It is tough, demanding, and seemingly thankless. Recently he got a bit of welcome praise.
If you are counting on a re-org to remove or reassign a leader who isn't cutting the mustard, you are in for a major disappointment
Migrating the PM Dude's blog to the 1.0 version of ghost. A couple of hiccups, but perseverance, and some luck we are back online and better than ever
Email, a curse and a blessing, remains one of the Achille's heels of Product Management. Once a quarter or so, we bite the bullet and deal with it
Marketing writing is an art form. There is a LOT of schlock out there, but occasionally you will find some gold. The After Eight dinner mints is GOLD.
Linked In seems to be desperate in their quest for revenues. Attributes that kept it relevant are being relaxed, and spam/sales bullshit abounds. Being bought by Microsoft isn't helping either
Dog whistles, sub-audible cues that get the product management hackles up. When you hear these, you know that trouble is brewing
Dream jobs and Product Management? Given free reign, where would the Dude like to work ... The sky is the limit
The exit interview. Tempting as it might be to unload, it would be unwise. Some tips on a well planned departure that you would be advised to follow
Musing on a post-Product Management life. Every few years, the Dude daydreams about what's next. But what is he really qualified to do?
Leadership changes bring new processes, Alas, sometimes they erect barriers that work to impair progress. Product Management must work around them.
A dinner invitation from the boss is both an opportunity, and a hazard. How you behave, and comport yourself can greatly affect your career.
Business travel, the term invokes jealousy in some people (you get to go to Europe AGAIN?), but reality is far less glamorous, a product management bane
Sales meetings are like apple pie. Product Management often participates and contributes, yet is often baffled by the process, and feels like a fish out of water
Email, the de-facto communication vehicle of the modern world, is losing its efficiency. Alas, the new wave of collaboration tools are not up to the task.
Product management often feels like being Winston Wolf. When shit hits the fan, you call the Wolf.
The STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics) education path is lamented as not being popular, the Dude relates his experience in STEM land. TL;DR: it's really a difficult path fraught with barriers
Quarter after quarter, year after year, I watch Sales miss quota, miss plan, and never see any repercussions. Yet, if I am late, or miss a deadline, I get a shit-ton of heat
(Shamelessly ripped from TheDudeIsEverywhere website) Detecting the White Russian-drinking bowler in you might sometimes be difficult, so we’ve come up with a list of 10 signs: You wear your dressing gown to
Bad bosses come in many stripes, but among the worst is when they are adherents to the Prosperity Gospel. Run away