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Leadership

Certified Scrum Product Owner – my real, unpaid review

My honest review of a Scrum Alliance class I took to become a CSPO.

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Leadership Product Storytelling User Experience Workplace

My Year in Reading

A look at the 10 books that kept me inspired during this difficult year.

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Leadership

Managing Designers When You Aren’t One

When you create for a living, so much of yourself is embedded into the work. Managing creatives is to hold someone’s essence in your hands. You need to handle it with great care by showing respect and understanding what their work means to them.

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Leadership Product Storytelling

Activity: Explaining product leadership to teens

A simple activity that can help anyone understand the role of product manager. All you need is post-its and pens.

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Product User Experience

My Product Hierarchy of Needs

Who says you don’t learn anything in college? I’m taking the lessons learned from my Freshman year psych class and applying them to software products. Intrigued? Read on!

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User Experience

Groupon does proactive security right

Today, an old friend surprised me and shared a lesson on how we should all be more proactive about securing the information users share with us.

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Product

UX and the rule of Ri

UX inspo can come from anywhere, including the Instagram of an international popstar.

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Leadership Web Development

Lessons Learned Remodeling a SaaS Site in one Month

A successful website renovation requires discipline, vision, empathy, and organization. Here’s how I completed a full re-do of my SaaS company’s website in just one month.

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Leadership

New Hires are a Focus Group

How asking feedback from new employees can help you future proof your organization.

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Workplace

Overcoming the Head Shot Haunting

How I overcame my head shot curse and what it taught me about self care.