11Problem Statement
The circus we do as Product Managers — start from a fuzzy problem statement and work on continuously refining it — is something! During the process, several problems fizzle away as non-starters. However, if we are diligent, some others will move along to become new features and products in their own right. “If I had...
Slowing down to speed up is a real thing when it comes to strategy execution. Double-clicking on the business value of what we are trying to accomplish clarifies the purpose. It puts us on the path of becoming an outcome-driven organization—value over volume.
Organizational goal-setting, tracking, and measurement is one of the most challenging yet critical factors for a company's success. There are many methodologies available that delve into this topic from various angles. If you are serious, the OKRs framework is something you should explore, experiment, and tweak for your needs.
Customer-centricity is everywhere in the business vocabulary, perhaps one of the most used buzzwords mentioned in elevator pitches and executive decks. Are we really customer-centric? What does that actually mean? Our success as Product people lies to a great extent on how well we understand the not-so-obvious patterns in the customer intent and behavior. That...

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