Interesting articles, videos and other tidbits from around the web.
How Xi Jinping took control of China.
Meg Jay for The New York Times:
Sliding into cohabitation wouldn’t be a problem if sliding out were as easy. But it isn’t. Too often, young adults enter into what they imagine will be low-cost, low-risk living situations only to find themselves unable to get out months, even years, later.
Study shows that modern hunter-gatherer tribes operate on egalitarian basis, suggesting inequality was an aberration that came with the advent of agriculture
James Altucher knows what he’s talking about.
I like both cities but I’m not sure I could live in Hong Kong. It’s so narrow and crowded.
The University of Montreal has found that men who had sex with more than 20 women lower their prostate cancer risk.
I love the movie and I love the soundtrack.
Hans Brattberg from Crisp shares his mindmap.
Many people that call themselves product managers are something else: Project managers, agile coaches, Scrum product owners, …
So what does a product manager do?
I love Marty Cagan’s definition. A product manager’s job is “to discover a product that is valuable, usable and feasible”.
Death is always a surprise. No one expects it. Not even terminal patients think they are going to die in a day or two. In a week, maybe. But only when this particular week is the next week.
The job of leadership is to foster alignment and enthusiasm toward the right goal.