Amplitude on Growth
May 9, 2021, 8:00 PM
Amplitude, a product analytics service, ran a three-part webinar on product growth.
In “Define Your North Star”, they explain what it is, and how to create your North Star.
In the second part, “Optimize for Retention”, they explain why...
Notes on A Year of Remote Work
Apr 4, 2021, 8:00 PM
The quote of 2020 was: you’re on mute, the quote of 2021 is: who’s in the office?
The hybrid model of remote work doesn’t work
We haven’t figured out remote work tools or etiquette
Remote work isn’t going...
Notes on Teams, Trust and Object Lessons
Mar 27, 2021, 8:00 PM
“If you think I’m not the person to lead this company then just tell me, wish you the best luck, this isn’t about me.”
Object lessons are valuable when mistakes would have a critical impact to the team, use...
Notes on Out of Hours Episode 6
Oct 11, 2020, 8:00 PM
“If it’s interesting to you, the odds are that it’ll be interesting to other people. The internet is the densest city. There are thousands of other people interested in exactly the same stuff as you and the internet lets you find...
Remote Work - Guide
Mar 14, 2020, 8:00 PM
This part 2 of a series on remote work. Check out part 1 for an intro on remote work, experiences, stats, and more.
GitLab’s remote work handbook is always on my mind when I think of remote work guides, but there are a few other companies...
Remote Work - Intro
Mar 13, 2020, 8:00 PM
This part 1 of a series on remote work. Check out part 2 for my guide on remote work.
This is a special on remote work, nothing fancy, but hear me out.
In the last few years there has been a sharper adoption of remote work and work...
Better OKRs - Collaboration
Jan 26, 2020, 7:00 PM
This part 2 of a series of posts about better ways to run OKRs. Check out part 1 for an intro if you haven’t already.
Our workplace culture also created a lack of transparency internally, which has resulted in siloed...
Better OKRs - Intro
Jan 19, 2020, 7:00 PM
This part 1 of a series of posts about better ways to run OKRs. Part 2 on January 27th 2020.
You are part of leadership, a product manager, designer, developer, or have an interest in improving the way products are built.
You are either...
Customising Design Sprints
Dec 2, 2019, 7:00 PM
Design Sprints have been around for a few years now, not everyone does them by the book anymore.
This is great because it shows people, including its pioneers, are experimenting and evolving this great tool to more use-cases and...
iOS 13 Contextual Menus
Jul 4, 2019, 8:00 PM
Contextual Menus work on iOS, iPadOS, and macOS via Catalyst
The drive for consistency across apps, platforms, and devices impacts iOS 13 in many ways.
A screenshot of the iOS 13 Design System sketch file
Productive Discovery Meetings
Mar 3, 2019, 7:00 PM
"Maybe we should" -> "What about" -> "How do we". Maybe a map going in circles, reuse for the post icon and hero.**
Unproductive Spirals of Discussion
Meetings sometimes turn into an endless unproductive spiral of subjective...
Collaboration with Sketch and Abstract
Dec 9, 2018, 7:00 PM
A summary of how Sketch and Abstract can be used to manage a complex cross-platform product offering aimed at both internal and external stakeholders. I also include some of my personal thoughts on the state of design tooling.
In Part 1...
Task Scheduling for Productivity
Aug 19, 2017, 8:00 PM
So much to do, so little time.
You get up, get ready, go to the gym, get back and go to work, have lunch, and at the end of the day get back home, get ready for the holiday and off you go to the airport, get on the plane, land, go through...
8 Writing Tips
Jun 20, 2017, 8:00 PM
For anyone who wants to start or improve their writing.
This is a set of techniques and guidelines gathered over time from well-known writers, as well as my own experience.
Sharing is a way of getting feedback, and helping others start...