So long, and thanks for all the woofs

I am taking my dog to be euthanized tomorrow. This is probably the hardest thing I’ve ever done. I am crying as I write this. This is also supposed to be a professional blog, but screw it, there’s a human being behind the professional and this human is in need of a little “writing therapy”. … 

 

Skills of Successful Remote Workers

Remote work is becoming mainstream. A recent study by Stack Overflow showed that a remote arrangement is the second most sought-after characteristic in a job, beating things like health insurance and expected work hours. The skills that make for a good person to work with in any setting also apply to someone you will work … 

 

If I Were on Friends I Would be Chandler Bing

If I was a character from Friends†, I would be Chandler Bing – the guy who nobody knows what he does at work. It’s easy if you’re a doctor, a plumber or a lawyer. But what the heck does a Product Manager do? My own situation is not helped by the fact that I work … 

 

Fast vs. Slow Decision-Making

Common business lore has it that businesses that make decisions fast are at an advantage over those that are slower at decision making. Is that always the case? Are there situations in which you would be better off taking your time? Earlier this week I was considering a change of direction for a personal project. … 

 

What should I learn? The start of an experiment

I’ve started on a new journey this year. I’ve always been fascinated by online learning. So much so, that I started a product in that area as a side project. Even though that project has stalled, my interest in the area has not. I’ve always been fascinated by the transformative power of online learning. It …