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Persistency of purpose

TENACITY is an attribute of a great product professional. I suggest that tenacity, more often than not, is the key attribute that separates A from B players. Merriman-Webster describes tenacity as, “Persistent in maintaining or adhering to, or seeking something valued … Continue reading

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To reach your right brain; work with the left

Product professionals will tell you they like generating “new ideas” – executives will tell you they need products that sell. End goal: think creatively and identify salable, profitable new products or services, right? I’ve come across several articles on innovation, … Continue reading

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Do you remember when it hit you?

I am asking about the time you noticed that special product (gorgeous car, designer shoe, computer) and in noticing, it hit you square between the eyes,  was it love at first sight? I was the Personal Computer Evangelist (aka analyst) at … Continue reading

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The adventures of being a lemonader (aka product professional)

I’ve been studying for certification and attending product best practices seminars, meeting other product professionals and comparing notes. Below (in no order) is what I’ve heard regarding creating, rewarding and optimizing a culture of product innovation. These are from us, … Continue reading

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May You Change the Future

Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, … Continue reading

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Autumn a season for insightful moments?

Color ! In the autumn color seems to be all around. Trees throw off their drab greens and renew ablaze in reds and golds – all highlighted by the azure-blue of an autumn sky. Even in our autumn clothing, our sweaters … Continue reading

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That small space between thinking and actions…

Noodling on “transition”  I’ve thought about it and I can now say…Transition is truly that space between actions, between the thinking and the doing.  It is that smallest of spaces between the synapses of our thoughts. Being small means it is very … Continue reading

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