A chess game with pieces scattered all over the place
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Instead, adopt an infinite product mindset, every time.

  • Where do we play?
  • How will we win?
  • What capabilities are required?
  • What management systems are needed to fulfil this strategy?


Master the art of communicating a “positive no”

A chef in his kitchen about to grab the next order slip. For product managers, orders are synonymous with feature requests!
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There is no single template — so where do you start?

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Don’t wait for leadership to happen. Self-lead instead.

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I’ve made a framework for choosing frameworks. Inception much?

Header Image: Example story mapping using post-it notes
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  • Many managers focus on having quality conversations about what they think is the most important and why, without needing to use any score-based approach.
  • Many products change priorities all the time due to externalities outside of their control, including commercial preferences, legal, regulatory, and customer.
  • There is no one product management prioritization framework that…


Sometimes you shouldn’t play as a Tetris world champion would.

Illustration of a laptop with Tetris tiles falling right to left, on a laptop, with each piece representing a backlog item
The dangerous game of product backlog Tetris — Illustration by Andrew Quan


Know your audience and prepare a compelling narrative

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Mental Health

A simple system to change your relationship with anxiety forever.

Image of a women, on the floor, anxious and stressed
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  • I worried about the health of myself and my loved ones.
  • I worried about my finances and keeping a roof on top of my head.
  • In short, I worried about everything.


One does not simply design without team alignment and clarity.

An image of a happy feature kickoff team : product designer, engineer, customer success manager, among others!
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Play to your strengths, outsource your weaknesses, and partner for insights

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Andrew Quan

Director of Product @ TIER Mobility | Memos on Product, Leadership, Startups, and the Mind | andrewquan.net

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