An (attempted) brief update

I havent posted in quite a while which in and of itself makes posting a higher barrier. Some wild things have happened since I last posted (and I will likely post and back-date to when they were more relevant later.) Major things that have happened As you can see, lots is happening and there’s lots …

Hello again hospital, I did not miss you.

But I am glad you are here. And that the people that serve others are here within. We’ve returned to the hospital again. Starting three weeks ago, we brought our two year old here for trouble breathing. She’s tested negative for Covid, but positive for a few other common viruses. It has been hard. Maybe …

There’s much to remember on this memorial day.

Yes it’s about our departed fallen brothers and sisters in the military. Yes it’s about the gold star families that carry on somehow, even without them. Yes, it truly should also be about the world we all work to try to build on their sacrifice. Because “the dead are the only ones who have seen …

Mentorship in Product management – a template for you

In the 5 years I’ve worked at IBM and been tracking it I’ve helped contribute to the hiring placement or promotion of 22+ talented folks in product. I’m more proud of that than anything else I may have done in that time. I’ve found that mentorship is a continuous activity for me. Its something I …

The Product Manager Resume

How to write a Killer Resume? 1 – Strong action verbs lead every bullet2- Use your space VERY well3- Quantified metrics for everything The purpose of the resume is to get you the interview. These techniques are the areas that others I’ve helped out in the past tell me are the most helpful in preparing …

The Trinity of Leadership and IBMs Purpose

There is a trinity of leadership that I have written about before. set the example align the mission take care of the team In this video I talk about how I plan to contribute to IBM’s purpose this year by following the trinity of leadership. IBMs purpose has been declared: to be the catalyst that …

Why are all the artists men, daddy? (Happy International womens day 2022)

“Why are all the artists and composers men, daddy?” “Can I really ask for a starting salary that high?” “Would a man take credit for this work?” Women are wonderful and powerful – first as humans they deserve respect, equality and inclusion. And they do NOT yet get it. It is up to us, all …