I'm going to share my research, thoughts, and experiments on product and technology. Don't expect a map that'll provide all the answers. These posts will be a compass and guide to help you and me discover our own answers.
What do you call the people you are building your product for? Users? Customers? People? Does it matter?
It’s hard to solve a problem if you don’t believe you can solve it.
Hiring is tricky.
Your career, product, and company might follow the shape of an S-curve. There's an initial dip, growth, and then decline.
Jumping into a dark hole with only a guess of how deep it is, that's scary.
Perfection is like infinity, you'll keep getting closer but never actually get there.
A product vision is like a compass.
You need to have a weekly dashboard set up to track progress.
There's a subtle difference between forecasts and expectations.
Your responsibility is to build a high performing team that trusts each other to work towards a common goal.
Don't spend too much time planning how to build it
Start at the top and work your way down.
Aim to build small increments of value for your customers.
Sometimes alignment isn't agreeing on the solution (path) but aligning on the problem (mountain) to solve.