When Psychopaths go to Work

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many of my closest friends and colleagues know that I had a very terrible experience leaving an employer of mine a while ago. Some people may wonder why folks can’t simply move on after something like that. When that employer is a very large organization it tends to repeatedly come back and remind you. Unless you actually leave the city, you continue to hear the ‘word on the street’ on what happened after you left.

Godin: Intuition vs Analysis

Reading Time: 2 minutes Seth asks a great question that is usually quite a point of contention for Software Product Managers…. Do you go with Intuition or Analysis? My personal view on this is that you it’s a delicate combination of the two. When I think about analysis, I think about data. It could be data regarding competition, use, feedback, resources, and productivity. The problem is that analysis is heavily dependant on history, not innovation and the future. While

Most of the News That Might Fit to Print… New York Times Shrinking

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to today’s Indianapolis Business Journal: New York Times to cut staff, cut paper width The New York Times Co. said today it plans to reduce the width of its flagship newspaper by an inch and a half and close a printing plant in Edison, N.J., resulting in the loss of about 250 jobs. The changes will go into effect by the second quarter of 2008 and will save the company about $42 million a

Marketing Inspiration

Reading Time: < 1 minute One of my favorite newsletters for marketing inspiration is Springwise. It’s not always about Marketing, but is really about taking a different approach to your work. Working in the boundaries can be suffocating – it’s nice to think outside them! You can sign up for the newsletter here. Another nice service they add is the ability to download a pdf of the newsletter for distribution. The site is set up more like a blog and