Is An MBA Necessary For Product Managers?

I hate paying bills. However, there’s one bill I don’t mind–and that’s the school loan for my masters. Is that because I’m masochistic or because there’s real value in that degree? Is an MBA necessary for Product Managers, or just nice to have?

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The Biggest Professional Mistake I Ever Made As A Product Manager, Part 2

Yesterday, we started talking about the biggest mistake I’d ever made as a Product Manager. Today–the thrilling conclusion!

To recap: In a desperate bid to escape total annihilation, I activated the Space-Time Energy Projection crystal — which ripped a hole in the fabric of time, sending my team and I back to prehistoric Earth.

Unfortunately, I didn’t notice the Rulon flagship latch onto us with a tractor beam, allowing those evil bastards to follow us back to the past, where they immediately enslaved the dinosaurs in an attempt to… to… oh. Wait. That’s Dino-Riders.

Here’s what really happened.

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The Biggest Professional Mistake I Ever Made As A Product Manager, Part 1

Everyone makes mistakes.

Everyone does or says the wrong thing from time to time.

It’s true for Cap, and it’s true for me. Gather ’round, everyone–while I share with you The Biggest Professional Mistake I Ever Made, and what you can learn from it.

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Public Relations 101 For Product Managers

Would you rather slam into a box of live scorpions at 90MPH than talk with reporters or other members of the media?

Then buckle up, buster, because we here at Product Management Meets Pop Culture are going to flush that fear right out of your head and replace it with some practical tips on extracting maximum value from your media experience while avoiding the major pitfalls.

It’s time for Public Relations 101 For Product Managers!


Destro & Dr. Mindbender opted for the scorpions. They chose… poorly.

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