evidence

“What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while.”[1] I believe this to be true—and yet, if I were judged by what I do evey day, and not what I do once in a while, I’d be found wanting. Up until the past few years of my life my [...]

Product Management is an Apprentice Craft

Product Management is an Apprentice Craft

Product management is about street-smarts, not booksmarts. Concept in brief. Product Management is an apprentice craft. It's learned in the real world, not in a textbook. It's not gained by hubris; it's pursued through praxis, applied theory, aka shipping products. Concept in action. There are three types of investments you can make to develop product [...]

Mixtape Drake.

Mixtape Drake.

When it's mixtape season hustle is the strategy. You give away a superior product purposefully to build awareness of your brand and connections with your customers.

Go DJ

Go DJ

The Summer I Learned the Hustler’s Yes. How I became a house party DJ in one summer with one turntable. This is a tribute to Florida A&M, the castle on the hill, and the one summer my love for hip hop became more than a hobby, and to the friends who pushed me there. Warning—if [...]

To grow your career: Create less crap. Be more awesome.

To grow your career: Create less crap. Be more awesome.

Success is preparation. As a result of preparation, we recognize opportunities when they come near, like old acquaintances, familiar with a lot of catching up to do. Chase, Chancy and Creativity refers to this as Type III Chance: Chance III involves a special receptivity, discernment, and intuitive grasp of significance unique to one particular recipient. [...]