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On “authority”

Some thoughts about a long-standing cliche about product leadership.

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Product

People over work product

Years ago, during one of my first big presentations to execs, my director interrupted my presentation multiple times, and eventually just took over the presentation entirely, grabbing my laptop in front of a room of 20 people. We’d spent multiple hours preparing for this presentation and I’d flown to SF from NYC to give it. […]

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2019 in review.

For whatever reason, while I’ve not hesitated to write tech/business think pieces or IT tutorials on my personal blog all these years, I’ve never written a simple year (or decade) in review post. Work 2019 was my first full year at Google, and on the Material Design team. It takes about a year to figure […]

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Hello world.

Last August I spoke at the excellent Web Directions Product conference in Melbourne, and found myself wishing I still had a blog up and running to develop and share some of the ideas from my talk, and other ideas about product, and just stuff I like, like I used to do back in the day. […]