Do the Most Successful People Focus Intensely on One Thing or Manage Multiple Bets Simultaneously?

Author: Sachin Bhat Introduction Ever been intrigued by the habits that make people successful? Is it discipline? Perseverance? An active body/mind? Drive? Patience? Consistency? Bouncing back? Strength of character? Writing? Reading? Public speaking? Time-management? Productivity? All of these are essential, but do you want to know the three habits that are a precursor to all of the others? Both in our professional and personal life, many of us, at one time or the other, have Read more…

How to Avoid Burnout While Working Remotely as a Product Manager

Author: Gardner Fiveash How many articles have you read recently that start with “due to COVID-19, the following has changed, etc. etc.” It’s become so commonplace to hear that refrain that it can be tempting to find something else, ANYTHING else to read about than how the pandemic has changed our lives. But, disruption to our normal work-life routine comes with tremendous opportunities to change our habits and behaviors to become more productive and creative. Read more…

Demystifying Buzzwords Series (Part 1: “Growth Hacking”)

Author: Megesh Vaidun This series will explain a variety of concepts in tech, marketing, product, digital transformation, strategy, and finance to executives & senior managers in a brief format. Growth Hacking 101 Introduction: Recently, it has become nearly impossible for a person to read a marketing article without coming across terms like growth hacking, growth ninja, or growth specialist. So what is growth hacking? In short, Growth Hacking is an experimental mindset of a person Read more…

Breaking Down Zoom UX and Features: A Product Manager’s Perspective

Author: Karen Kim Pandemic times are strange indeed. Use cases have changed left and right- most of us are working from home. Many companies scrambled for the 100% remote lifestyle, facing growing pains and even operational existential crises. How could traditionally on-the-ground product teams connect away from brick and mortar (or glass) huddle rooms? With a surge in digital connectivity and workspace platforms to tackle COVID-19, we’re moving towards a new reality where physical meeting spaces Read more…

A Product Manager’s Guide to Experimentation

A/B Testing + Product Management Product Managers develop hypotheses on an almost daily basis. It’s a critical part of the job. They develop hypotheses about new features, changes to UX, even the specific copy that best conveys to a customer what the customer should do next.  Many times, however, especially at smaller companies or startups, these changes are simply “rolled out” or deployed to 100% of visitors/users/customers without a second thought. However, this can result Read more…