All posts tagged: product management

Building Product at Cole

The Cole Group is an executive recruiting firm that places CMOs and CROs at high-growth, VC-backed companies. I previously led product there. When I was first approached about a job, it was to address a specific challenge: clients were often slow to make a hire. Few CEOs have made such an important hire before and, […]

Redesigning SeeAround.me

SeeAround.me began as a side project. I wanted to learn some new skills, improve others and, more than anything, test an idea. When I started, I worked nights and weekends and progress was relatively slow. But when it turned out that people were interested in the project, I made a concerted effort to improve and […]

Feature Prioritization Frameworks

As a former industry analyst, I have an affinity for–and have created my fair share of–frameworks. A good framework should make intuitive what is otherwise complex and difficult to communicate. It should also be actionable in a way that provides value. Feature prioritization is one of the most important parts of product management, yet can […]

Startup Lessons Learned

As background, here are some details about local news and the startup I worked on. This was the first product I truly built. I’ve advised on many others (a combination of B2B/SaaS and consumer), but typically at a higher level, like feature prioritization based on market/user research. I was never involved with the ongoing building process before. Here, I was […]