July 10, 2015

The Best of Seth Godin for Product Managers

One of the consistent must-reads that has remained in my RSS feed over the years is Seth Godin’s blog. Seth consistently puts out a stream of incredibly wise thoughts. I have found that some of his posts resonate with me even more when I re-read them at a later point in my life/career. Here are some of my favourite Seth Godin posts, as they relate to the role of Product Manager. Read more

April 12, 2015

Resources on Product Management

When I started as a Product Manager last year, I knew I had a lot to learn. I scoured through the internet, reading everything I could find on Product Management and how to succeed starting out as a non-technical PM. I have compiled a list of some of the most useful things I have read, partially so that I can revisit them myself from time-to-time. Some of these articles are not strictly product-related—many of them involve design, project management, and elements of software development. Read more

September 17, 2014

Thoughts on managing recurring tasks

Most people use some combination of a calendar and todo list to organize their lives, whether it be a paper organizer or one of the myriad task list apps that pop up every day in the App Store. Personally I use a combination of Google Calendar and Todoist. Working together, these two do a pretty good job of keeping me organized. That said, the one type of task I have found awkward to manage are those tasks that you’d like to complete on a regular basis, but aren’t particularly time sensitive. Read more

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