What legacy will we leave for generations after us? I am not asking you to quit your job and join the peace corps. But think about your impact.
It is a career choice you may need to make. Here are some key things to consider.
Eric Schmidt famously told Sheryl Sandberg “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat. Just get on.”
Building a happy and successful career takes time and energy. Try focusing on these four words to guide you in the right direction. Honest First, be honest with yourself. It’s amazing how easy it is to lie to ourselves. When you’re excited or upset, think carefully about your motivations, your loves, your fears, and your …Read more
I am excited to announce that I have joined the product team at Flatiron Health. I recently decided to make a change and pursue one of my passions in either health or education. After exploring opportunities, I came away deeply inspired by the people and mission at Flatiron. The team is tackling one of the most epic problems …Read more
This post was originally an answer I wrote on quora to What’s the difference between a pre-MBA and post-MBA product management role? As context, I have an MBA myself and have worked as a product manager across multiple companies (Twitter, LinkedIn, and essentially head PM as Founder/CEO of Seamless Receipts). My personal take, specific to the …Read more
With busy schedules, technology that keeps us on 24/7, and long commutes, being a working parent is a constant struggle. I am intimately familiar with the problems and tradeoffs. My career is important to me. But so are my wife, my kids, my dog, and the rest of my family. I frequently have to choose …Read more
I’m a football junkie and a lifelong student of leadership in business. So I make a lot of analogies between the two. One great comparison starts with a football team’s film room. During the season, a team goes to the film room after every game to watch the game tape and evaluate what worked, what …Read more
I talk to a lot of people who want to become product managers. What it takes to become a product manager depends on your background and the specific team you’re interested in joining. But there are some very clear patterns that show up consistently. From my experience, these are the key actions you need to …Read more