The Road to Fulfilment

The road to fulfilment is incredibly alluring. Yet it is paved with obstacles, failures, sufferings and all manner of challenges. So it’s no surprise that many people decide – consciously or not – to avoid that path. To them, the problems, hassles and heartache are...

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The Cocaine Dealers on Your Career Journey

A fair bit of my coaching and mentoring work is with people in operations and product management functions. And irrespective of the objective of my engagement, the issue of self-leadership often emerges at some point. Yet self-leadership doesn’t just apply to product...

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Self-Leadership for Your Product and Career Success

“You’re right, Sophia,” I agreed with her. “You’ve got all the makings of a good product manager. But you’ve got much more than that, because the fire in your belly is that of a great product leader!” She nodded slowly, as her face started to break into an enquiring...

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Product Managers with Passion Create Product Magic

I smiled to myself as I admired the rhythmic flow of her gait, and how she carried herself with the elegance that is so characteristic of many French women. As she ambled along the Promenade des Anglais she exuded that indescribable vibe that comes from being...

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Feel the Love from Your Product Stakeholders

Many product managers struggle with sustaining a solid platform in their roles and across the wider organisation, even when they have a formal mandate for the product management job. There are often several reasons for this. Typically, one of the prime root causes is...

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