I share my views and learnings on all things related to Product Management.
OKRs – 6 Reasons for failure
More and more organizations are adopting OKRs to set goals for their teams. Failure is one common theme that surfaces in the first-time adoption of OKRs, especially in the adoption of top-down OKRs. And there are some good reasons why… Read more
How much attention should we be giving our competition?
The short answer is, very little, especially in the tactical product development process. As we look for the next highest-value improvement to make to our products, it is very tempting to compare our products’ offerings with those of our competitors.… Read more
The undervalued PM-Designer-Engineer Relationship
It’s Thursday afternoon. John, a Product Manager at an e-commerce platform, is preparing for tomorrow’s grooming session with the design & engineering team. One of the features that he wants the team to deliver is to allow users to compare… Read more
Rational, Logical, Product People
We all know that biases exist and we are all very much aware of them. We are all extremely logical and rational product managers and we never let our biases affect our prioritisation efforts. Or maybe not. I really like… Read more
Oops, I did it again…
Today, I would like to talk a bit about self-improvement, and how I’ve dealt with the various ups and downs of this process. Most people have heard about Mozart and his prodigious musical abilities. Mozart spent the early years of… Read more
Your opinion does not matter
As Product Managers we are always looking to build better products and better experiences for our users. Most thought leaders in the product space profess that the single best way to do this is by getting to know your customers… Read more
Short and Curly – An Introduction
My name is Luke. I’m a Product Manager, I’m short and I have curly hair. You guessed it, that’s where the name of this blog came from.…
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