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My product management toolkit (44): “active open-mindedness”

It’s one of the biggest traps that we as product people can fall into: developing tunnel vision, and not keeping an open mind. Some people argue that one has to be single minded in order to be successful. Perhaps this is true if you want to be a successful golfer or an amazing musician, but […]

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My product management toolkit (43): retention levers and impact

I like Hiten Shah’s simple but clear explanation about the importance of measuring retention: “retention is the indicator of whether a product is working for its users or not.” Retention is typically measured by comparing the number of customers at the start of a given time period with the number of customers at the end […]

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Product review: Stitch Fix

My summary of Stitch Fix before using it? I expect Stitch Fix to offer second hand clothing, but that’s purely based on the name 🙂 Alternatively, you can use Stitch Fix to get your existing clothing items repaired. How does Stitch Fix explain itself in the first minute? When I download the Stitch Fix iOS […]

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Product review: Prose

My summary of Prose before using it? I’ve heard some venture capital friends talk admiringly about Prose and their approach to personalisation. All I know is that Prose sells hair products, but being 100% bald myself 🙂 that’s as far as my knowledge goes. How does Prose explain itself in the first minute? When I […]

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Product review: Run The World

My summary of Run The World before using it? I expect a platform which makes it easy for people to run events virtually, similar to Hopin and Eventbrite. How does Run The World explain itself in the first minute? The first thing I see when I go to the Run The World site is a […]