Jason Cohen: Metrics that cannot even be measured in retrospect. Here’s some common examples so you can train your pattern-matching engine, and see how to navigate the conversations. (more)

Past and present reads. Bolded-titles were faves. See esp. Greatest Books (more)


Dev who's 10x faster (velocity) than anyone else? Company changing a lot (Think Big)? (For the latter, I often use 4x as a framing because 2x feels incrementally-reachable, and 10x feels too pie-in-the-sky.)

key Start Up success-requirement from Marc Andreessen - getting the right Fit between product and Market Segment - 2007-07-27-AndreessenMarketIsKeyForStartup - establishes viability/scalability of your Business Model? (more)

April Dunford: When Product Market Fit Does Not Equal Growth. (Conference: SaaStock 2019.) Fundamentally, as startups, we all want to grow, so we’re all looking for a pathway to scalable, repeatable sales. But at the same time, we know that scaling too soon doesn’t work. In fact, sometimes it can be downright dangerous. (more)


Martin Cagan: Alternatives To Product Managers. I doubt anyone is surprised to learn that many people have been asking me about Brian Chesky’s recent comments. ((2023-11-14) Brian Chesky's New Playbook) (more)

There are 3 Games of Product Management, and each of these has variations based on the context. (more)


head of the Product Management function. aka CPO... or, in a large company with truly different Products, the product-head for each Product will be considered a Product Leader, with team-specific Product Managers reporting to him. (more)

Martin Cagan: Meaningful Transformation: adopting techniques such as Agile methods for delivery (agile software development) may be necessary, but they are nowhere near sufficient. (more)

"What looks like a Crisis is often simply the end of an Illusion." (theater) -Jerry Weinberg (Rhonda’s First Revelation: It May Look Like a Crisis, But It’s Only the End of An Illusion.) - link (more)

Being consistent. Being "internally tuned", like a laser. (more)

one of the founders of Apple Computer, and key sponsor of the Apple Macintosh. (You Are Not Steve Jobs.) (more)

Lenny Rachitsky: Brian Chesky's new playbook. Today my guest is Brian Chesky. Brian is the CEO and co-founder of Airbnb. I was very lucky to get to work with Brian for many years, and my sense is if you ask people who they consider the most inspiring tech or business leaders today, Brian would be right near the top of that list. (more)

hmm, is this expert product management pattern-matching? intuition? judgment? fingertip-feeling? (more)


This is the publicly-readable WikiLog Digital Garden (17k pages, starting from 2002) of Bill Seitz (a Product Manager and CTO). (You can get your own pair of garden/note-taking spaces from FluxGarden.)

My Calling: Reality Hacking to accelerate Evolution by increasing Freedom, Agency, and Leverage of Free Agents and smaller groups (SmallWorld) via D And D of Thinking Tools (software and Games To Play).

See Intro Page for space-related goals, status, etc.; or Wiki Node for more terse summary info.

Beware the War On The Net!



My Coding for fun.



Agile Product Development, Product Management from MVP to Product-Market Fit, Adding Product To Your Startup Team, Agility, Context, and Team Agency, (2022-10-12) Accidental Learnings of a Journeyman Product Manager

My Coding

Change the World, (2020-06-27) Ways To Nudge Future; Network Enlightenment, Optimistic Near Future Vision; Huge Invention

FluxGarden; Hypermedia Pattern Language; Everyone Needs Their Own ThinkingSpace; Digital Garden; Virtual ThinkingSpace; Thinking Tools Companies; Webs Of Thinkers And Thoughts; My CollaborationWare History; Wiki Proliferation; Portal Collaboration Roadmap; Wiki For GroupWare, Overlapping Scopes Of Collaboration, Email Discussion Beside Wiki, Wiki For CollaborationWare, Collaboration Roadmap; Sister Sites; Wiki Hack

Fractally Generative Pattern Language, Small Tribe, SimplestThing, Becoming A Reality Hacker, Less-Bullshit Living, The Craft; Games To Play; Evolution, Hack Your Life With A Private Wiki Notebook, Getting Things Done, And Other Systems

Digital Therapeutics, (2021-05-26) Pondering a Mental Health space, CoachBot; Inside-Out Markov Chain

Personal Cloud; 2018-11-29-NextOpenInfrastructure, 2018-11-15-BooksVsTweets; Stream/Flow Vs Garden/Stock

Social Warrens; Culture War; 2017-02-15-MindmapCultureWarSocialMediaEconomy; Cultural Pluralism

Big Levers, Theory of Change, Alternatives To A College Degree; Credit Crisis 2008; Economic Transition; Network Economy; Making A Living; Varieties Of Info Technology Jobs; Generative Schooling; Product Oriented Unschooling; Reality Hacker; A 20th Century Economic Theory; (2020-06-27) Ways To Nudge Future

Book list, Greatest Books

To Write

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