Thomas Edison was an engineering genius, but he wasn’t a product manager - and that’s okay.
Let’s take a look at 3 product mistakes Edison made… and who came around to fix them.Read More
Product Popcorn is a blog for tech product managers. Read about product management basics, career advice for product managers, simple PM how-to's, and product management ideas.
There will be times, as a product manager, that you’ll have to convince internal stakeholders to ‘buy into’ your idea, invest in your idea. An easy way to present your idea is with a pitch deck.
Here are 5 important pieces of information to include in your pitch deck.Read More
I've heard from both the Tech Ladies and Women in Product Facebook groups that the #1 question(s) received have to do with how to negotiate salary for a new job.
Here are 5 tips for negotiating the best possible product manager offer.Read More
You’ve probably heard of Design Sprints, but have you ever participated in one? I recently participated in a two-day ‘abridged’ version of a design sprint. This post describes Day 1.
This is Part 1 of my 3-part series of my experience.Read More
We all know I'm obsessed with healthcare tech, so John Carreyrou’s new book Bad Blood is my dream-come-true.
Although I've finished reading Bad Blood, I still have these three weird, unanswered questions.Read More
I got root canal this week, and it made me think about what an enormously empathetic person my dentist is. “Product managers can learn a lot from her,” I thought.
Here are 3 ways in which you can use empathy to build stronger teams, and stronger products.Read More
If you're a product manager searching for your North Star, try writing the press release you envision for your product once it's ready for launch.
Here’s how to do this simple exercise in 4 steps.Read More
We all know I am obsessed with any advances in healthcare tech products.
Here are 5 patient experience problems solved by at-home medical tests, and 3 challenges this industry will have to overcome.Read More
A zealous product manager endeavors to fix everything.
For me, being a product manager doesn't stop on the weekends. When I'm out and about doing everyday things, I am still thinking about end-to-end user experience, and why things were built the way they were.
I also think about the way things are going to be in the (near) future. And how we can make everything better.
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