6 Memorable Blog Posts — December 2016

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How is it already 2017? The end of the year always seems to rush by in a hurry. But we managed to keep busy in the midst of the holidays. After all, there were a lot of stories to tell. From product management myths to career advice — we covered it all on the Aha! blog this month.

So as we gear up to go after our goals in 2017, let’s look back to the last days of 2016.

Here are a few of our favorite Aha! blog posts from December:

1. 4 Words That Make Hiring Managers Cringe
Are you in the market for a new job to start the new year? If you really want to make a positive impression on hiring managers, focus on your unique expertise — and by all means, avoid giving yourself this particular cringe-worthy label. Read more…

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2. Hey Boss: You Are Wasting My Time
Nothing is more frustrating than wasting time — except maybe when your boss is the one who is throwing the hours away. Find out how you can be part of the solution and stop contributing to those workplace delays. Read more…

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3. The Product Plan vs. The Project Plan
Do you need a product plan or a project plan? We understand the confusion, and you might be surprised by how many product builders also get caught up in the nuances of this question. No worries — we help break it down for you. Read more…

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4. The 17 Great Myths of Product Managers
Our technical architecture should drive our strategy.” Or, “The customer is always right.” Sound familiar? We asked the Aha! Customer Success team — all former product managers — to gather up a few of the great myths they have heard and share them with you. Read more…

5. There Is a Bear Hibernating in Your Office
If you are not feeling engaged at work, your instinct may be to hibernate away until springtime. But you do not want to snooze through your career and let opportunity pass you by. We challenge you to take a different route. Read more…

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6. What Is Your Career Sentence?
What do you want out of your career? You may have never thought about quite that way. Think beyond job titles and salary, and instead create a mantra — a career sentence — that focuses on the overarching vision for your professional life. Read more…

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What topics would you like to read about on the Aha! blog in 2017?

About Keith and Aha!

Keith is a product marketing pioneer. He is the Marketing Director at Aha! — the world’s #1 product roadmap software. Previously he blazed new trails in customer acquisition strategy at RealPage [RP], a top 10 SaaS company with more than 60 products worldwide.

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