Best books I’ve read so far in 2019

I love reading books and even though I’m a slow reader I’ve managed to read 8-9 books annually for the past couple of years. Here are the top 3 excellent books I’ve read so far. Radical Candor by Kim Scott This is by far my favourite book from last year. I loved this book so […]

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How can we come up with new product ideas?

I have previously written about Jobs To Be Done but the topic is still fascinating to me because I think this is a key tool to do customer discovery and ultimately drive product strategy. There are also so many overlaps between JTBD, design thinking and the concepts that were covered in Badass book that convinces […]

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Book Review: Badass – Making Users Awesome

As you can see from my resource page, I am a huge fan of Kathy Sierra, so as soon as I learned she has written a new book I grabbed a copy and I was blown away. Kathy uses her distinctive style of using people with bubble talks to breakdown and explain complex stuff in […]

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My Recommended Books with Strong Ties to Product Management

Past few months I have read the following books all related to product management. They were all excellent. I learned new techniques to write user stories, tackle prioritizing them and to strengthen my concentration on the task at hand. They also provided me new perspective on what skills I need to master to become a […]

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Mobile First: A Book Review

A few weeks ago I finished this book. The book was written in 2011 by Luke Wroblewski who is an influential designer (if you don’t believe me check his twitter account with 150K followers) and although by technology standards it should be outdated but I found it quite relevant. The first chapter talks about why […]

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Hooked: A Book Review

What the Hooked book is about? I recently finished reading Hooked: How to Build Habit Forming Products and wanted to share what I’ve learned from the book and answer the question if the book worth reading? The author Nir Eyal, who has an excellent blog called nirandfar.com (neat name, no?), looks into nuts and bolts of […]

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Lean Customer Development: A Book Review

I’ve mentioned in my Resource page that I’m reading Lean Customer Development by Cindy Alvarez. It took me a while to finish it but I’m happy I did. In Product Management blogosphere and community you constantly hear about the importance of getting out of building, listening to customers, thinking about ideas in an “outside-in” fashion (where focus is on creating […]

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