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Recently Google published their multi-year long study of what makes good managers in their company. Their overwhelming conclusion: Good managers are still needed despite the rising fear of robotics and automation. While this study wasn't just about Product Managers, we also know that at Google there are more product managers than most small and medium sized companies -- heck they have more product managers than the entirety of small...
One of the things I've learned as an software entrepreneur was read a lot of self-help-business books.  You know what which ones I'm talking about, the ones that help you change your mindset and the mindset then provides the catalyst for your business to flourish.  I found them somewhat helpful in the moment. One of the key concepts that I've learned was about the four quadrants of wealth. The quadrant is simple and you case...
You've become a Product Manager because you have a high-demand skill that you sell to your clients.  They need your expertise and you need their business.  But as most high-demand freelancers have learned, it's not what you do, but how you do it. Here are the top soft skills that Freelancers need to master today. What are Soft Skills Anyway? Soft skills are applicable to all Product Manager types alike.  These are...
We been there before and still are, looking for product manager jobs.  It's fun -- we all come from various backgrounds, from design, business, the arts to this.  We landed here, have some experience or are just starting this new, challenging and existing career path as product managers. So what do employers want? Here's the list of the Top 10 Skills we've found the hundreds of Product Manager job descriptions we've...