I don’t believe in work/life “balance”. Instead, I strive for work/life “integration” where I mingle my personal and work life into one calendar throughout the day. And here are some techniques I use to maximize my productivity.
Here is a simple model to prioritize your backlog by calculating the return of investment (ROI) for your customer's feature.
Your product career and domain knowledge should progress like an hourglass - starts wide at the top, narrows in the middle, and then widens again at the bottom.
In the Distribute phase, the objective is to execute your distribution strategy so your customers can find your product. But distribution strategy shouldn't be an afterthought, it should be designed into your product early on. Let's look at why product managers need to understand their product distribution strategy.
Great product managers have a launch checklist to guide them through every major product launch. Here is my list from a big mistake I learned.
The 6D model of the product development lifecycle is to think through the details in each phase, then work with the right stakeholders for each solution.