NASA shoots DART into Space

News: NASA DART space vehicle successfully collides with an asteroid 7 million Km in space (a distance 28 times that of the distance between the earth and its moon). NASA crafted this exercise to test man’s ability to redirect the path/orbit of an asteroid. Whilst this asteroid poses no challenge to the earth, the test […]

Conversations: A live conversation and podcast series

Conversations is something I have wanted to do for some time. I am quite curious about a lot of things. I tinker with the thoughts of others by asking soul-searching questions of them. And I often leave comments on people’s opinions, social/economic/religious developments and whatever else crosses the path of my fancy. Oftentimes, these get […]

Never underestimate the power of, and the need for backups.

Good news: MacBook died suddenly in May. Had backup of all work and school files to date (Google Drive for Mac). Had a dated but still useful backup copy of system settings and ALL files on a local network drive (TimeMachine – a free, bundled into MacOS by Apple. There are alternatives for Windows and […]

We do not have forever

We don’t have forever. So: Do it now. Quicken the pace. Take the trip. Propose to her. Start the savings account. Dip your feet in the pool. Buy and complete that course. Read that book. Lay that foundation. Sip that wine. Ask that question. Lift that weight. Crack that joke. Write that code. Teach that […]

Combating Infobesity

There is no one way to combat this epidemic. However, the following steps may help one get started: (a) Awareness: Always bear in mind you are swimming in a lot of or even too much information and that this could lead to decision paralysis. (b) Start with the end in mind: Establish before starting your […]

Ayobami Oladejo on Careers and Career Pivots

By Ayobami Oladejo This article was first shared on Ayobami’s facebook timeline, here So, what career should you pursue? We need to be realistic and have frank discussions especially going into a new year. I guess it is no longer news that most career paths you knew are no longer viable. Why? Technology has improved […]

Risk and luck are both out of our hands

Risks and Luck are two sides of the same coin, sometimes the same exact same side of the same coin but viewed from different angles, or at different times of the day or an epoch  or with varying contexts. Whilst I am firmly of the opinion that all causes have an effect and that studying […]

List: Product Managers to Follow

Whilst this is by no means an exhaustive list, and I will update from time to time, I can assure you that for any budding product manager, being in the company of those listed here is simply being in good company! Khadijah Abu – Head of Products, PayStack Mamuna Oladipo – VP of Product, Shopify […]