My team and I utilize content marketing to inspire and connect with fellow product managers in the industry. Engaging in conversations with product professionals from various companies allows us to gain valuable insights into the current landscape of product management. In fact, this year alone, we have had the opportunity to speak with over 50 new individuals.One of the highlights this year was hosting two product lunches, conducted entirely in German.
Hey there, fellow decision-makers! Yes, we all are. Have you ever stopped to think about defining a clear process about how to face the decisions we make every day? Turns out, good thinking isn’t something that just happens by chance — it takes effort. The different Flavors of Decision-Making Of course, there are different flavors of decision-making we encounter: The Golden Dilemma Imagine finding yourself between two delicious options — like choosing between pizza or sushi for dinner.
In our journey through life, we often come face-to-face with questions that tough to answer, yet critical to understand who we are and the life we wish to lead. Questions such as: Who am I, really? What is my purpose? What meaningful contribution do I wish to make here? What is my idea of a fulfilling life? Who are the people I want surrounding me? And — Where do I want to live?
Navigating ethical landscapes often seems complex. When things are black and white, decisions are easy. However, the grey areas pose a challenge: who is responsible for ethical choices? What is there to consider? This post plunges into such questions with a particular lens on the ethically murky waters of product psychology. Classical ethical discussions tend to be heavily influences by intellectual giants and societal norms. However, as someone rooted in practicality and the field of product management, I feel the conversation needs a dash of pragmatism.
OKRs are usually viewed as a tool to track progress towards a specific goal. They are set up depending on what the company is planning to do or based on a problem the company has at that point in time. However, this does not leverage the whole power of OKRs. What are OKRs? OKRs are objective key results. They are usually defined within a quarter, but they can also contribute to a goal that you want to achieve within a year.
This year, I reflected a lot on who I am and what I want to do with my life. Even though I do not have it all figured out yet (who has?), I learned a few important lessons about goals along the way. That is about the different kind of goals there are, how to size them, when they are useful and when they are not, how to keep track of them and how I want to implement them into my life.