Whatever it takes, try not to make these again.

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“Mistakes are inevitable. The comeback is more important than the setback.”

— Unknown

“When you make a mistake, there are only three things you should ever do about it: admit it, learn from it, and don’t repeat it.”

— Paul Bear Bryant

Keep grooming these skills to make your job thrill.

If you refer these, it will certainly please. If you prefer to defer, you may come back later and concur.

“A great product manager has the brain of an engineer, the heart of a designer, and the speech of a diplomat.”

— Deep Nishar

Simple model to quickly assess your backlog maturity level. Use it often to improve and make your backlog special.

So, we are all aligned on the value a product roadmap provides.

“Be stubborn on vision but flexible on details”

— Jeff Bezos

Top five reasons why so many product ideas fail and never see the light of day.

“Each year 30,000 new consumer products are launched — and 95 percent of them fail.”

— Clayton Christensen (Harvard Business School)

Are you wondering if it’s organizational restructuring? Not always if we see through the lens of organizational business value. Key is to explore till you are 100% sure.

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Tale of A New CEO (Chief Executive Officer)

Solvability, Accountability, Influenceability, and Learnability — In short, ‘SAIL’. These top qualities would help you nail and never let you fail.

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“Several years ago, I had a pleasure

to meet an outstanding program management leader

He was such a great mentor, more like a magician

Won’t let anything fall through the crack

Won’t say anything behind your back

Would work very hard to learn new things

And inspire his team to let them feel they got wings

He would never say — it’s not my problem

There were nothing he couldn’t solve ‘em

On top of all — he was so kind

A gem that is so hard to find…”

Some may think of this as dumb, but generations will remember for years to come.

“The time is always right to do what is right.”

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

People, Partnership, Problems, and Persistence — these four Ps hold the keys to break down any resistance and to bring the product innovation to existence.

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“Once I got an idea

Why not do something like Ikea

But instead make things here in America

I excitedly told my boss about my panacea

He thought I had some hysteria

Or side effect from my recent malaria

He gave up his resistance when I heavily insisted

But gave me so little time to get my idea tested”

Harsh Vardhan

Writing is the way to shine | Write one article at a time | Top writer in Leadership & Innovation | Senior Product Manager @Centene

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