Category Archives: Product Management

Love Your Product Fans – And Your Critics!

Product Managers (and start-up CEOs for that matter) sometimes fall into a problem one of my mentors described as “falling in love with your product”.  You think the widget-a-majig you’ve built is so cool everyone’s got to love it. And you … Continue reading

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Product Management vs. Product Marketing in the “Product Supply Chain”

So some of you looking at careers paths may be faced with the question of whether or not you are or want to be a Product Manager or a Product Marketing Manager. You can certainly Google this for an “expert” … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Night Before Product Launch

‘Twas the night before product launch, when all through the building Not a person was stirring, not even engineering   The PR was ready, timed with great care, In hopes that the media pickup soon would be there   The … Continue reading

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Tips for an effective (and cheap) sales intranet

I once attended a product marketing “meet-up” (actually back then they were called working groups) where the topic of discussion was “how to create an effective Sales intranet.”  There were about 40 people there and when they were asked “how … Continue reading

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A Simple Lesson in Product Management

Sometimes, simple lessons are the most powerful. Many public bathrooms (including the one in my office) have gone to automatic, motion or infrared sensor faucets that dispense water at just the right temperature for washing your hands after doing your … Continue reading

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