What are you trying to learn?

Posted on December 5, 2022.

Doing customer interviews is great! Doing it with a clear sense of what you’re trying to learn is even better. Here’s why.

What OKRs Mean for Middle Managers

Posted on November 28, 2022.

Middle managers can strongly influence the success of OKRs. Here’s how their job changes to support these new goals.

Discipline-specific OKRs

Posted on November 7, 2022.

Disciplines that function as services to product teams can have OKRs too. Here are two ways to think about how to do that.

Why are you working on that?

Posted on February 21, 2022.

Shared purpose and alignment come from a broad understanding of strategy. Here’s how to help your teams know why they are doing their work.

Inspect and adapt, with respect

Posted on August 2, 2021.

We all know go to the gemba tell us to go and see and we inspect and adapt. But there’s another part to it — showing respect to the people we seek to improve. Here’s why.

The Work

Posted on June 14, 2021.

There’s so much more to product development than writing code. Here is what The Work consists of and why you should make time to do it.