May 2008 Archives

Daily Reading from May 31, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Twitter, or Architecture Will Not Save You -...
May 31, 2008 - 264 words,

Measuring a CEO's mind
Not everything that’s important can be measured. Not everything that can be measured is important.
May 29, 2008 - 367 words,

Golden 1: breaking customer expectations
Take a potential new user and give them a poor signup experience, then call them a liar.
May 25, 2008 - 425 words, 2 comments

Daily Reading from May 22, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Zappos $1,000 Offer — Ever heard of a...
May 22, 2008 - 52 words,

Best tweet ever
Best tweet ever...
May 21, 2008 - 3 words,

Best tweet ever
Best tweet ever...
May 21, 2008 - 3 words,

Best tweet ever
Best tweet ever...
May 21, 2008 - 3 words,

Best tweet ever
Best tweet ever...
May 21, 2008 - 3 words,

Daily Reading from May 21, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. For Widgets, VC Money Easy, Revenues Not So...
May 21, 2008 - 108 words,

Daily Reading from May 17, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. What is a Web Strategist? — "My long...
May 17, 2008 - 55 words,

Daily Reading from May 16, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. What Does Done Mean for Your Project? —...
May 16, 2008 - 57 words,

Sprout Test
A test post for Sprout widgets.
May 7, 2008 - 21 words, 2 comments

Daily Reading from May 05, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. How To Create SMART tasks — "We’ve covered...
May 5, 2008 - 55 words,

Product Leadership
An anthology of product leadership writing.
May 3, 2008 - 261 words,

Daily Reading from May 02, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Listening to Customers is Hard, Hard, Hard -...
May 2, 2008 - 34 words,

People of the Web - High Wire Act
People of the Web - High Wire Act — MIT professor and Web star Walter...
May 1, 2008 - 32 words,

People of the Web - High Wire Act
People of the Web - High Wire Act — MIT professor and Web star Walter...
May 1, 2008 - 32 words,

People of the Web - High Wire Act
People of the Web - High Wire Act — MIT professor and Web star Walter...
May 1, 2008 - 32 words,

People of the Web - High Wire Act
People of the Web - High Wire Act — MIT professor and Web star Walter...
May 1, 2008 - 32 words,

Daily Reading from May 01, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Front Channel: Our Micro Business Model - —...
May 1, 2008 - 367 words,

Recently

Assumptions and project planning (Feb 18)
When your assumptions change, it's reasonable that your project plans and needs change as well. But too many managers are afraid to go back and re-work a plan that they've already agreed to.
Feature voting is harmful to your product (Feb 7)
There's a lot of problems with using feature voting to drive your product.
Encouraging 1:1s from other managers in your organization (Jan 4)
If you’re managing other managers, encourage them to hold their own 1:1s. It’s such an important tool for managing and leading that everyone needs to be holding them.
One on One Meetings - a collection of posts about 1:1s (Jan 2)
A collection of all my writing on 1:1s
Are 1:1s confidential? (Jan 2)
Is the discussion that occurs in a 1:1 confidential, even if no agreed in the meeting to keep it so?
Skip-level 1:1s are your hidden superpower (Jan 1)
Holding 1:1s with peers and with people far below you on the reporting chain will open your eyes up to what’s really going on in your business.
Do you need a 1:1 if you’re regularly communicating with your team? (Dec 28)
You’re simply not having deep meaningful conversation about the process of work in hallway conversations or in your chat apps.
What agenda items should a manager bring to a 1:1? (Dec 23)
At least 80% of a 1:1 agenda should be driven by your report, but if you also to use this time to work on things with them, then you’ll have better meetings.

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