Blockchain PM in uncertain times...

Hi,I hope each of you is staying well, safe and socially responsible 🙏I haven’t sent an issue in a while. I do plan to continue sending them. The job listings feel more important than ever in these uncertain times.This issue will include some Blockchain PM thoughts I…

The first Blockchain PM AMA

I’m planning to hold the first Blockchain PM AMA in February. We can discuss anything related to Blockchain PM. This includes, yet isn’t limited to -1 - How to get your start as a crypto PM2 - The differences between crypto and non-crypto PM work3 - Who’s…

The State of Blockchain PM as 2020 Begins.

If I remember correctly, I've written these "State of" posts for the past 2-3 years. It feels like a beneficial way to summarize my observations from the previous year. I hope you find it beneficial!Among crypto projects, project and product management seems to be establishing itself, albeit slowly, as…

The New Blockchain PM Telegram Community

Ok, I give in. It’s time to start a Blockchain PM Telegram community.I’ve been on the fence about this for a while. One one hand, we’re all on chat channel overload. Who needs another one?Then I spoke to a crypto PM earlier this week. We…

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…