Product Management Checklist – Gary Pick

After working on several products and listening to hundreds of other people leading product management efforts at companies of all sizes, many start-ups, I put together this product management checklist. Considerations: User Research, Leadership, Corporate Innovation, User Experience, Influencing Stakeholders, Career ◻︎ validated business model ◻︎ establish the product and company strategy considering your customers, […]

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Impossible Fish Sandwich?

Is an impossible fish sandwich coming soon? By some reports, it seems to be right around the corner. Whatever legal hoops were jumped through to get the Impossible Burger in stores everywhere, those same hoops are being primed for fish. https://www.outsideonline.com/2419099/plant-based-fish-seafood-good-catch?utm_source=pocket-newtab When I reviewed the impossible burger, it seemed at first as though it was […]

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Thompson’s WaterSeal

Yesterday, I had an interesting conversation with someone over at the Thompson’s WaterSeal company, owned by Sherwin Williams. I was calling because after trying to use their product to coat a neighbor’s fence, I found myself not able to use the product in the way the manufacturer recommended. I have been told many things while […]

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LED Headlights. Annoying.

About a year ago, I started feeling like headlights were getting brighter. I started to flick the little switch under the rearview mirror when newer cars with LED headlights pulled up behind me. They made me wince. Recently, I ordered a product that is meant to be used as a type of liquid welder. It […]

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Twitter Adding Disclaimers

Politicians have opinions like many people. Sometimes those politicians say things like, we are going to do this or those people are doing this, etc. The definition of a lie can vary significantly between people, especially if the statement made is not in line with their narrative or agenda. If the statement is in line, […]

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Product Development Start

In 2001 I left a job working for a large cable company. After fifteen years of sales and marketing, I was frustrated with trying to sell products that I often thought were less-than-perfect and could be improved. After about four years of consulting, I decided to start building my own products. I worked with several […]

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