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What It Takes to Become a Great Product Manager

Because I teach a course on product management at Harvard Business School, I am routinely asked “What is the role of a product manager?” The role of product manager (PM) is often referred to as the “CEO of the product.” I disagree because, as Martin Eriksson points out, “Product managers simply …

Skip Lightroom CC and Sync Catalogs With LR Classic

Let's be honest, managing our image files is arguably the least rewarding part of a photographer's job. There's very little satisfaction that comes …

Hollywood's favorite video-editing tools arrive in a free app

If you're serious about video editing and are weighing up your software options, two choices usually pop up: Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Final Cut Pro X (FCPX). But Avid, Hollywood's go-to editing company, just played a wild card by releasing Media Composer First, a limited version of its pro …

Filmmaking

3 pillars of the most successful tech products

If you’ve started a tech company to make a lot of money, chances are you’re bad at math — or simply delusional. Statistically speaking, your odds of a big-time payday are somewhere between zero and almost zero.<p>Ninety-two percent of startups fail within three years. Only 1 percent of the apps in the …

Product Management

'It has the feel of a benign dictatorship': Inside Silicon Valley, land of the geeks

“Do you know the way to San Jose?” Dionne Warwick’s 1968 question was bittersweet. Held aloft by Burt Bacharach’s stirring melody and soaring strings, this global hit single was a soulful sugar-lump, but its tunefulness partially disguised its sense of despondency. It voiced the frustrations of a …

Nine Quiet Exercises You Can Do In Your Hotel Room Without Any Equipment

Travel can take a toll on you mentally and physically, especially when you skip out on your normal exercise routine. If your hotel doesn’t have a …

Here's Why Marriage Is Harder Than Ever

Struggling marriages make people more unhappy today than in the past, while healthy marriages have some of the happiest couples in history, according to a comprehensive analysis published in 2007 regarding marital quality and personal well-being.<p>When Eli Finkel sought to understand why marriage is …

Northwestern University

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

Hiking

America's natural heritage: The essential guide to all 59 U.S. national parks

Denali, Alaska<p>“In the stillness of Denali, two sounds dominate the landscape: the river (and its tributaries) and the wind.”<p>— Justin Ralls, composer and conductor<p><b>Size</b> 6,075,029 acres (park and preserve)• <b><br>Founded</b> As Mount McKinley Park, 1917; renamed Denali Park and Preserve (and roughly tripled in …

What Airbnb Understands About Customers’ “Jobs to Be Done”

On a recent business trip to London, I surprised the conference organizers by turning down the opportunity to stay at the posh hotel hosting the conference in favor of a rather modest Airbnb flat. The hotel was clearly much more luxurious. The flat would require me to take the tube or an Uber to …