Lab Notes

Why Ideas Die.

An idea is nothing more than a thought or suggestion as to a possible course of action. (Just ask Google.) Or, metaphysically speaking, ideas are mental representational images of objects or abstract concepts. And yet, more often than not, we grasp and protect our ideas so tightly — especially if we believe they might lead Read more…

Don’t Be a Hero – Advice for a PM

There’s a prevailing archetype of the product manager as a superhero, CEO, fearless leader, and ultimate decider. See her there, standing at the top of the full stack, her cape blowing in the wind, platform data streaming into one ear, customer insight into the other, and beautiful, perfect feature prioritization methodically getting channeled into Trello/Jira/Aha Read more…