What eBay, Napster, and Banks have in common

Me. And sorry– that was the most clickbaity title I’ve ever published. I published a post last month about the acqui-hire experience and as we approached the new year, I wrote a post reflecting on changes that took place in my life in 2019. I often wonder where the line between reflection and ‘too much’…

2019

When I look back on 2019, it’ll be categorized as a year of change. The most notable changes include: Blispay was acquired We moved from Baltimore to South Florida If you’re inexperienced in the startup world, than you likely read those 2 bullets and thought to yourself, ‘Dang, this guy got rich & ran off…

A thread on Career Choices

I posted the above thread on Twitter and figured I’d cross-post here: 1/ I’ve been working as a Product Manager for a decade now. The word ‘decade’ makes it sound like a long time. It doesn’t feel like it, but it’s a good time for some reflection. 2/ I started as an intern at a company…

Early Career Lessons Learned – Product Management

With my 24th birthday approaching and a recent promotion on my resume, I’ve decided it’s time to share my early career learning’s with the world. Many people say that 24 isn’t old but I disagree. It’s about 5 years older than when I started working and 4 years older than Mark Zuckerberg when he co-founded…

Rock Star Product Managers

I came across an awesome interview between Paul Young and Allison Tatterson.  I’d highly suggest reading the full post. I found his chart of traits and skills that great product managers embody to be particularly helpful and accurate.  It has helped me realize that I’m on the right track but am far from being a…