Bonus Content! 12 Star Wars Posters You’ve Never Seen Before

When I went out to Barnes & Noble to purchase Predictably Irrational for the Product Manager’s Book Club, I couldn’t help but notice The Star Wars Poster Book–and buy it immediately.

Next Week: We’re going to review Predictably Irrational.

Today: We’re going to look at some rare and AMAZING Star Wars posters, starting with:

Artist: Witold Dybowski (1984) Polish movie poster promoting Return of the Jedi. Useless fact: Because of civil unrest in Poland, Dybowski didn’t get to actually see Return of the Jedi until three years after its release.

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Product Managers: Can You Reject Product Narcissism?

Yesterday we summarized Doctor Who “The Age of Steel” in 10 Screencaps or Less.

Today we’re using that summary as a springboard into a discussion on Product Narcissism.


John Lumic & friends

As we’ve seen, John Lumic was a genius. Unfortunately, he was also slowly dying–and rapidly growing insane.

Desperate to keep breathing, Lumic developed a method of bonding the human brain to a metal exoskeleton… and decided to grant everyone his version of immortality by forcibly upgrading them into Cybermen.

That, my friends, is Product Narcissism in its purest form. In science fiction, PN can threaten Life As We Know It. In product management, PN can kill your product and sink your career.

Let’s look at the signs of PN and how to treat it.

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Doctor Who "The Age of Steel" In 10 Screencaps Or Less

“The Age of Steel” is an episode of Doctor Who. It focuses on the Doctor’s fight to stop a madman from upgrading humans into Cybermen. Let’s summarize “The Age of Steel”… In 10 Screencaps Or Less!™

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Why Xena, Warrior Princess, Is The Greatest Product Manager Ever

Yesterday we summarized the Xena adventure “One Against An Army” In 10 Screencaps Or Less™. Now, let’s use that episode to see why Xena is arguably the greatest Product Manager ever.

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BBC’s "Jekyll" In 10 Screencaps Or Less

Jekyll” is a BBC miniseries from 2007 starring James Nesbitt as Tom Jackman, a modern-day descendant of Dr. Jekyll who has just started transforming into the nefarious Mr. Hyde. Let’s summarize “Jekyll”… In 10 Screencaps Or Less!™

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Tom Jackman finds himself transforming inexplicably into a younger, stronger, more violent version of himself. Before each transformation, he locks himself up with a sultry assistant whose job is to assist both Tom and Hyde with their dual lifestyle.

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