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5 soft skills you should learn to be a successful Product Manager

I’ve spent more than 20 years in this industry, as a Senior Product Manager, I know all the up and downs of it (and still learning them). Let me give you some words of advice I’ve learned the hard way along my journey.

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Photo by Chris Benson on Unsplash

I warn you upfront. This job you’d love to do is 90% frustrating and stressful days but, those days, when you hit that remaining 10%, it’s just the best job in the world.

I’ve spent more than 20 years in this industry in various roles, as a Senior Product Manager, I know all the up and downs of it (and still learning them), so let me give you some words of advice I’ve learned the hard way along my journey.

Here are my…


“A Venn diagram (also called primary diagram, set diagram or logic diagram) is a diagram that shows all possible logical relations between a finite collection of different sets.” — wikipedia

If you reading articles or book on how properly make the job of Product Manager, or like in my case the Software Product Manager, you’ll often find that this role is compared to the CEO of a company, where other roles like Product Owners, Development Managers are more considered operative and functional to the release of the product.

So I wonder are these role interconnected with the way a product…


but I did it…

I Shouldn’t Have Written That.

but it was to late…

I Shouldn’t Have Written That.

and still I am here…

I Shouldn’t Have Written That.

and you keep it…

I Shouldn’t Have Written That.

sayin’ that.


“..you fight like a lion in all these days…”

I admit it I was touched not many customer are so open and in my job it not happen so often to exchange compliments. and so I was a little bit sorrounded by emotions, but later waiting for the plane to fly me back home I thought at this.. I’m not a lion, at all.

I’m a cheetah

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http://www.kimthompsonartist.com/SingleImages/CheetahPencil.html

I’m a presales, well I’m a technical presales that it means I stay in front the customer trying to convince them buying the solutions my company offer. What does it means? Let say…


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“A false sense of security is the only kind there is.”
― Michael Meade

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Apple ID fingerprint model

The guy seems so self-confident. He’s showing the “new gadget” proudly. “Look” he says, “I do not need of the PIN code anymore my finger is my password, look as it’s easy, I just pass my finger on the screen and I’m in. And if someone stole my iphone? Become useless, unless…”, he draw an arrogant smile on his face, “…unless someone will not cut off my finger…”.

He talk loudly, looking around to find confirmation that everyone around is paying attention to him. I do…


http://alfweb.com

…I got a reson to declaim
the applications are to blame
for all my sorrow an my pain
a feeling so alone….

My computer thinks I’m gay
What’s the difference anyway
when all that people do all day
is staring to a phone…

Placebo — Too Many Friends (Loud Like Love 2013)

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In the internet of things everything will be connected. In the internet of things an API will provide us a way to authenticate to our home and directly interact with your fridge to get the actual food need and accordingly suggest a list of products to buy at…


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“All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.”
Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, Gabriel García Márquez: a Life

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Privacy as sometimes we feel it could be

The moment you read the first line you’ll be:

A) nodding in agreement with what you just read

or

B) shakes your head in total disagreement with what you just read

yes of course, chances are that you’re simply neutral to what you just read but in that case probably you’re one of that kind of people who think “I’ve nothing to hide so I don’t have secret things to hide, consequently this sentence I’ve just read means nothing important to…


http://www.alfweb.com

Listen to the trees as they sway in the wind.
Their leaves are telling secrets. Their bark sings songs of olden days as it grows around the trunks. And their roots give names to all things.
Their language has been lost.
But not the gestures.

- Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

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Think at yourself, as individual, as physical person. Think at your self and try to picture yourself as tree. Try to describe your decisions, your social interactions. your dotted connected points as part of the tree that is you. Sounds familiar isn’t it? now think for a…

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