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Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) and Bad Product Decisions (Part 3)

Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) and Bad Product Decisions (Part 3)

Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) And Bad Product Decisions Part 3 – Dealing with FOMO Through Data My last newsletter  highlighted that FOMO-based decisions are typically driven by emotion. Most often, these decisions add on to the pile of work that people are currently handling, which then causes stress and frustration for people on the ...
An Example of Online Collaboration Done Very Well

An Example of Online Collaboration Done Very Well

An Example of Online Collaboration Done Very Well Just because you’re remote doesn’t mean you can’t Collaborate During the early part of the Shelter in Place, I participated in a highly collaborative design sprint exercise. The whole session was online. Since the Agile ideal is face to face, who says you can’t have the same ...
The Work Remotely Genie Has Now Escaped the Bottle

The Work Remotely Genie Has Now Escaped the Bottle

The Work Remotely Genie Has Now Escaped the Bottle Remote work is here to stay…permanently Recently the technology company Square announced that they were permanently allowing people to work remotely. This announcement comes on the heels of Twitter’s similar declaration a week ago. Also, companies like Facebook and Google announced that their employees wouldn’t be ...
Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) and Bad Product Decisions (Part 2)

Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) and Bad Product Decisions (Part 2)

Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) and Bad Product Decisions (Part 2) Part 2 – Drivers and Motivations In my previous newsletter, I defined FOMO as the Fear of Missing Out when it applies to specific product decisions. I gave a couple of examples that I’ve heard from various product managers and executives over the years. ...