Category Archives: Creativity

Discussions about creativity in product marketing or management

What a French Baguette Can Teach Us About Product Marketing

Sorry for the long hiatus between posts.  I do have a day job. In any case, I’ve just returned from a vacation to Paris where I enjoyed the sights, and the wonderful quality and flavors of French wine, cheese, and … Continue reading

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Can you be a perfectionist as a Product Manager… and still have a life?

It’s natural for good engineers to be perfectionists… it’s the mythical strive towards bug-free software.  It’s driven into us in all our product development efforts.  And it’s natural then that if you are a perfectionist in one career – like … Continue reading

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Death by PowerPoint – Part 1 – Anatomy of bad presentations

The hilarious video below from comedian Don MacMillan illustrates why most people HATE PowerPoint. Ah.  PowerPoint. Microsoft’s gift – and curse – to the business world.  It’s also my favorite tool of the MS Office “holy trinity” … but only … Continue reading

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Do I have the skills and talents for Product Management or Marketing?

We’ve discussed desire to look into Product Management or Product Marketing, and we’ve touched on the training.  But people who sell training services or books to help get you there may not ask a tough question you have to ask … Continue reading

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Technology Product Marketing – in 11 words….

The picture that started it all… This says more more in 11 words than any Product Marketing class you can take or book you can read.  Check out more from cartoonist / Web 2.0 guru Hugh Macleod at his blog … Continue reading

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