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Are there times that product managers need to be disobedient?

By | 2017-03-17T12:59:38+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Categories: Innovation, Management, Product Development, Strategy, Teamwork|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Are there times that product managers need to be disobedient – not do what they were asked to do? If such a situation arose, would the product manager be insubordinate or practicing a form of innovation? After all, the people that product managers report to make mistakes [...]

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Strategy as a Creative Act: Making Space for Radical Ideas

By | 2017-02-27T13:49:31+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Categories: Creativity, Design, Management, Marketing, Product Development, Strategy|Tags: |

Sometimes I envision this scenario: a meeting room at Google a few years back and someone raising their hand during a brainstorming session to say “I think we should take photographs of every street in the world.” I can imagine the initial reactions of others in the [...]

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Digital Darwinism: The Future Starts with Letting Go of the Past

By | 2016-12-18T21:45:30+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Categories: Creativity, Innovation, Marketing, Product Development, Strategy|Tags: |

Every day when you get to the office, there is a surmountable volume of work that greets. The list is usually pretty long, with calls to return, to do items stacked up, emails overflowing, meetings, marketing and sales planning to fill the pipeline. It’s all in a [...]

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