Star Wars: R2-D2 Kicks Butt, Takes Names

Today: We’re summarizing Star Wars: The Clone Wars “Duel of the Droids”… in 10 Screencaps Or Less™.

Tomorrow: We’ll use this story summary as a springboard into a discussion on how to tell if your customers are lying to you. (Cue the suspenseful music swelling in background!)

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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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Xena: "One Against An Army"… In 10 Screencaps Or Less

Xena is a warrior princess. In the TV episode “One Against An Army”, Xena fights the Persian army while her sidekick Gabrielle lies near death from a poisoned arrow. Let’s summarize “One Against An Army”… In 10 Screencaps Or Less!™

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