Make a difference

There’s an old African proverb that goes something like this: “If you think you’re too small to make a difference, you haven’t spent a night with a mosquito.” When you lead change in a large [...]

Chemistry

“Getting the right people and the right chemistry is more important than getting the right idea.” – Ed Catmull How much time do you spend on developing the dynamics of your team and people [...]

Role reality

Most of us understand our roles in the context of a title and job description, but there’s more. The way we govern ourselves and the roles we employ actually shape the role continuously. When we [...]

Always a meddler

In an organization where there is more than one person, you are likely to have multiple stakeholders. Whether you’re trying to get a business case approved, a new idea agreed to, or you’re trying [...]

Defining success

At a product management event I attended recently, one of the speakers made an interesting point. He said you shouldn’t judge the success of a product manager by the success of their [...]