Remember as a child playing the game Follow The Leader? In that game it is up to the leader to decide the actions or paths the others take. Usually the leader begins with simple actions, but eventually it gets more challenging as they go. That is a lot like being a Business Analyst.
Think back to the last mystery novel or movie you read or watched. How did it make you feel? In many ways, business analysis is like solving a mystery.
Failure to shift cultural expectations will inevitably result in the loss of “A” players, which is corporate suicide.
Establishing formal Communities of Practice can create scalable knowledge networks and begin raising the tide for everyone.
With the ability to accurately and succinctly communicate ideas you will be far more successful navigating your way through the world of business.
While there are many ways product management can be great or bad, finding and understanding the right problems is one of the most critical.
Messages in narrative non-fiction survival books while less obvious than classic technology or management books, are deeply relevant in designing and building technology products.