A Product Manager’s Guide to doing 1:1 Meetings with Engineers

A healthy relationship between Product people and engineers is critical to building successful products. But take a look at any Product community—from r/ProductManagement to any Product conference—and you’ll see that this is still one of the most requested, debated, asked-about topics. This tells us it’s a problem for a lot of Product people. What I, …

A new chapter: Product Manager at Oxford University Press

After three months of mini-retirement, or funemployment if you like the word (I do!), words can’t explain how honoured I am to tell the world that I’m the new Product Manager at the Oxford University Press. Starting today, I’ll be building products for the biggest university press in the world, whose history can be traced …

Product management tools at WordCamp London 2019

WordCamp London is an event I feel very attached to. It’s my local WordPress conference. It gave me one of my first public speaking opportunities back in 2015. If you have been to a WordCamp London in the past, you might have seen me running around with big boxes, or behind the registration desk. Last …

How I keep a consistent workout schedule

I’ve been asked recently how I keep up with my workout schedule. I’m not even remotely a professional athlete, but I’m serious about what I do with my body. And as my life is full of personal and professional commitments, if I want to work out consistently I need a process. Here’s mine. You need …

My first 24 hours with Apple Watch

My Fitbit Charge 2’s sporty strap was fairly worn out, so instead of spending £8 on a strap for an old model, I decided to upgrade to the Fitbit Charge 3. Then I thought “hang on.” The new Apple Watch was released not long ago, and as a product it seems to have reach the …