Good product owners deeply understand their users. Great product owners also understand non-adopters, too. This group has secrets for the product owner that often stay concealed because POs are too fixed on active users. This is not strictly true, but Eric Weber describes the idea concisely:“Talk to the non-adopters. I *love* when people tell me … [Read more…]
Last year, 2021, was a shake-up for US labor markets (to say the least). One of the most prominent metrics from the BLS was the number of people quitting and switching jobs (i.e. the Great Resignation). One way to think about it is that in September 2021, ~25% more workers quit their job than in … [Read more…]
Historically, many people determined their geographic location based on job proximity. Personally, in the past 10 years my wife and I moved from San Francisco to New Jersey to Boston and to Minneapolis in pursuit of new job opportunities. While many jobs will remain locale-based, many will not. In his new book Masters of Scale, … [Read more…]
Remote work has been awesome for knowledge workers over the past year. It’s going to get even better, as long as we optimize for time and relationship over spatial proximity.