It has been mentioned that product managers should use data vs. relying on intuition. A... (more) A colleague of mine was recently ranting about someone in the other department who got a promotion which, according to my colleague, was not deserved. The one who got promoted was bad at one thing, didn't know what he was doing, was slow to grasp new staff, everything you could imagine. Summary -... (more) Why 'Luck favors the prepared'? Well, as many people know this is a variation of a quote from Louis Pasteur, which sounds more like 'In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind.' and concept here is that prepared mind is capable of *recognizing* a lucky opportunity. This is a big deal.