On the Plausibility of Vampires and Facebook Continue reading My Product Philosophy (aka How I Reason)
For those learning the Product Management discipline, Inspired is one of the best books you can start with. However, don’t take the book literally, Marty Cagan offers some extremely hazardous guidance in advocating for high-fidelity prototypes as the only means of shipping software: Continue reading “Your codebase is the best prototype”
The core asset an organization gains from seniority in the Product Management discipline is experience. Prior knowledge that is ready-to-hand for today’s problems as well as the unforeseen opportunities of tomorrow.
To grow in an organization — you must grow in experience. Most people think this is simply a function of years on the job or a function of how well you are excelling in your present job.
It’s a mindset that betrays us all:
Person: I’m really doing well at my role, I think I’m ready to get promoted.
Organization: The role you’re seeking requires a different mix of skills than the ones you’re using to succeed.
Simply put — you can be successful in a role without developing a breadth of experience. An organization gives raises for successful performance, an organization promotes for experience. Continue reading “Why we read”
Mikal Lewis, Austin based human. Continue reading About this blog