Product managers create pitch decks and blog posts and user stories and sales trainings and … the list goes on. But what if you hit a creative roadblock? Here are 3 techniques for blasting through these obstacles.
Tools and Techniques
There’s so much we could do as product managers – but we don’t have time to do it all. So you have to know where to apply your leverage, how to prioritize your time investment. You’ve heard of the 80/20 rule – what is the 20% you must do to get 80% of the value? Read More
Your methodology, your process, is a means to an end. It’s not the end in itself. If it’s not helping you deliver on your goals, then you need to change it. And if you are looking for a high fidelity metric to use to manage your process or your people – consider the World Series. Read More
Most people don’t know about this powerful technique for reducing churn and increasing retention. I call it the “What Have I Done For You Lately?” report. It’s a report or a message or an infographic that illustrates all the value that a specific customer got from your product in the last year, expressed in their Read More
I removed a feature from one of the applications I manage this week, and I used a Fermi estimate to validate that it would be safe to do so. What’s that you say, “a Fermi estimate?” And why do I think Fermi estimates are one of the most powerful analytical tools in the product manager’s Read More