Category Archives: Startups


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Product Management is different in startups and takes a different mindset to succeed. Get introduced to

Startup Frustration

It’s frustrating when things just aren’t working in a startup. It’s frustrating, because you’re investing so

Pecha Kucha

Pecha Kucha — it was brand new to me. 20 slides. 20 pictures. 20 seconds each.

Everything is Temporary

“Daddy, can I crash it?” My three-year-old was holding a blue lego truck, we’d just built.

Startup Superpowers

My response fell flat. “Oh, uhh interesting,” said the hiring manager. “Yeah, we’d test all kinds

The Courage To Fail

I, like many of you, chose a high-risk career path — a path statistically skewed towards

The 3 Types of Startup Problems

Startups are inundated with problems. The “alarm bells” constantly ring. Before product-market fit, you’re trying to

Series-A Product Roadmaps

When a startup raises a Series A,nearly everything changes. Take product roadmaps for example. For the

Sales gets a bad rap

Sales gets a bad rap in Product circles. I think they deserve our respect. Delivering revenue


I’m grateful for entrepreneurs. Grateful for their vision. Grateful for their sacrifice. Grateful for their grit

Product by Stage

Seed >>  make it work Series A >>  make it better Seed >>  plan in weeks/months

Problems Left Unsolved

Users had highlighted MULTIPLE feature gaps. After months of effort, I felt defeated. Then one of