Recruiting, DevCon Meetup and Chat Updates

A while back I introduced the Chainflow Crypto PM Connect and Kick-Start Program. Crypto projects are starting to become interested in it.Actively Recruiting for Two Crypto PM PositionsTwo projects have asked me to help them recruit for open crypto PM positions.The first is Solana. I’ll be sending…

Running Stand-ups Ain't Easy

This is part of of what's becoming a "PM'ing Ain't Easy" series. You can find the first issue in the series here.I've recently experienced the rare luxury recently of participating in, rather than leading weekly stand-ups. It's the first time I've been a participant, rather than leader, in a…

Speed, Precision, and Efficiency

Somewhere along the way, speed became THE thing. Things need to get done. They need to get done FAST! Then they need to get done FASTER! Then maybe even FASTER than that!FAST! FAST! FAST!Why?I guess part of it comes from the start-up company fear of running out…

Where are the Crypto User Stories?

Crypto needs more real users. Adoption and usability are key to realizing decentralization's full potential.A perspective shift is needed to build crypto products real users will use. Most projects build from the ground up. This isn't surprising since most projects are started by developers.It's necessary to shift this…

Helping You Find Crypto PM Work

I’ve started talking to crypto projects about the the Chainflow Crypto PM Connect & Kick-Start Program. Projects are becoming interested in the program. I expect a couple to sign-up soon, then more after that.This means I’ll be looking for PMs to fill these roles. The good news…

PM'ing Ain't Easy

PM’ing ain’t easy.Much of the work we do happens behind the scenes. How well we do it is often reflected in what doesn’t happen, as much as what does happen.This past week's Cosmos network upgrade reminded me of this. Jack Zampolin skillfully led the Cosmos…

The PM tools we use at ENS

We launched the ENS permanent registrar on May 4. It happened exactly two years to the day after the original ENS registrar launch.Launching on the two year anniversary was our goal. I feel happy we hit the deadline!I thought this might be a good time to share the…

On the Usefulness of Meeting Notes and Recordings

When’s the last time you’ve reviewed meeting notes? Do you watch recordings of meetings you weren’t able to attend?I’ve noticed a trend in the crypto community toward taking meeting notes. Sometimes it’s seen as the first step toward implementing a project management process.I…