Tag: leadership

  • Product Management 101: you don’t make it; you make it happen

    The Product Lead is a Jazz band conductor, not an orchestra conductor.

  • Fewer Managers, More Leaders: a Template for the Future of Work

    Fewer Managers, More Leaders: a Template for the Future of Work

    v2 – 2021-12-01 I have been thinking about how we measure value creation in the context of managing and leading teams for over two decades now, and I want to explain why Autonomy is the most critical characteristic of successful teams. We use three primary metrics to measure the value of work: 1. Input, or time spent. 2. Output, or production volume. 3. Outcomes, or value created. These represent the past, the present, and the future of performance evaluation.

  • You need leaders, not managers.

    You need leaders, not managers.

    v1 – 2021-10-27 I have been thinking about how we measure value creation in the context of managing and leading teams for over two decades now, and I want to explain why Autonomy is the most critical characteristic of successful teams. We use three primary metrics to measure the value of work: 1. Input, or time spent. 2. Output, or production volume. 3. Outcomes, or value created. These represent the past, the present, and the future of performance evaluation.