My Work

Give me a stack of post-its and a handful of sharpies, and I can change hearts and minds.

My work, like my career, comes from an expansive look at what we can do within the Product and UX space to make our customers’ lives easier, and really fall in love with their problems to create the right solution for those needs. Here you’ll find a selection of projects and how I think about bringing together healthy product teams both with the UX and Product disciplines to focus on our customers.

If you would like to see some additional projects from my design work helping small businesses with branding and site design, please see speakinginvector.

Leading Teams

In-House Design System

Taking a grassroots Design System from a simple pattern library to a fully functional design system to help our product teams and tie together disparate products to brand cohesiveness.

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Finding Empathy

It took me a while to gain confidence in what I was doing when I started as a Product Manager. Hell, some days I still suffer from Imposter Syndrome, but I’ve found a little bit of a secret weapon to keep in my arsenal when I feel that I’m starting to lose my way – Finding Empathy with the Product and the Customer.

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Product Management as an Introvert

I’m a classic Introvert, and I’m a Product Manager. When I first started this blog, I was tempted to call it The Introverted Product Manager. Any extroversion that you have seen from me really is just manufactured for the masses, and by the end of a heavy day of pretending to be an Extrovert, it really takes its toll. I’ve always thought of it more as putting on one of those dollar-store white masks that heist movies have made popular. Sometimes it can be stifling if you wear it too long.

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What does Product Success Look Like?

For the last month, I’ve moved completely out of my comfort zone, taking a job in a totally different industry. I’m still in a (nascent) Product group, but it’s not in media for the first time in my career. I’ve been more than a little lost when it comes to defining product needs and also the Big Kahuna, Product Success.

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Fighting for your Product

Everyone is overworked these days, especially when your product is part of a larger entity that has multiple versions of yourself all vying to be the top of the priority list. How do you compete and fight for your Product’s success?

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