A Question Unanswered: "Why Did You Want to Become a Product Manager?"
If more Product Managers could answer this question, we'd have better Product Managers.
Ideas Are Cheap
Ideas are currently overvalued. As economic tech bubbles have come and gone, this discrepancy is a fossil of times which have already left us. A company which overemphasizes a PM's ability to strategize big-picture is a company behind the times of what is important.
Do PMs Need To Be Technical?
Product management messaging boards are typically filled with timeless clichés, most of which are questions from aspiring product managers. Of the usual inquiries young PMs have, there is one in particular which I find to be misrepresented: *"Do I need a technical background to be a good PM?"*
Will Product Go The Way Of Marketing?
High-impact professions attract seekers of success, but is this always a good thing?
Defining Your Project's Issue Schemes
While the common set of issue types covers a vast number of needs, the 'industry standard' set of rules should really only be used as guidelines.