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Are you looking for a job with no success? I understand. I’m a Product Manager in tech, a job that is hard to land even in a seekers market. I was looking during the throws of the pandemic. Application after application, interview after interview, for months. Nothing.

But then, I…

Product Manager, Business Leader, Entrepreneur, Creator — all of the things

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Not sure what there is to say. I went to college in Sunnyvale, CA, and have a degree in Software Engineering. In college, I co-founded a game company named Blacksmith Studios while also working at a mini-golf facility. After…

XYO World is like crypto Monopoly

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Do you remember the joy of collecting all of one side of the Monopoly board? The power of owning Park Place and Boardwalk? The dread you felt if you landed on either when it was owned by someone else?

What if I told you…

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With the new changes on this platform, there has been a hot debate among writers about the morality of turning its content creators into lead magnets for user acquisition. Where you stand on the issue doesn’t really matter, because as a writer, you are always marketing and you are always…

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There was a time when the idea of working and having kids seemed unreal to me, “They’ll just be a distraction.” I would say to myself. Even after having been with my partner for nearly a decade, I kept holding off. Kept feeling not ready. Then we finally had kids…

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There is a disconnect between the perception of tech and its reality. A belief that those of us working in the industry have it all figured out. …

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Interviews are intimidating; there is no doubt of this.

It doesn’t matter if you have been working in the field for over 20 years or just starting out as a fresh college grad. Interviews are their own beast, requiring their own specialized set of skills. The first step to mastering…

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Two months ago was when I began to take writing here seriously, I had a simple goal, write four articles a week. I did manage to write four, but only published two. I made a whopping $1.36. This past month, I set a different goal. Not only was I to…

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For decades we’ve held the belief that to be successful, we have to have a “normal” job. A job that offers stable (consistent) income for 8 hours worth of work. This has caused us to operate with the viewpoint that money can only be earned in this fashion. We see…

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Are you leading a team in wartime mode and it feels like everyone else is chilling on the beach? If you’ve managed a team for any period of time, it’s likely you’ve been here. Things are not going smoothly, the pressure from the top is getting real, you’re hustling your…

Martial Tipsey

Snr. Product Manager helping others to succeed in product, leadership, and life.

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