Hi, I'm Morgan. I'm a product manager at Lyft, and am also an angel investor. I live in Vermont. This is where I write to clarify my thoughts and share what I know.

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Startups 101

”A startup is a temporary organization used to search for a repeatable and scalable business model.” - Steve Case

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BRRRR Financing

Learn to buy, rehab, rent, refinance, repeat in real estate investing

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Sprint book notes

How to run a design sprint in a week

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Roam 101

Initial stream of consciousness reaction to using Roam - TL;DR just start using it!

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DIY SodaStream

Build your own Sodastream and save 98%

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PRD template

Here's template I use for most of my product specs

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What is strategy?

Strategy is designing a way to deal with a challenge. So, a good strategy needs to define the challenge, and a design for a way to overcome it.

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Do people use your product?

The definition of a user is someone who Uses your product. So, do your metrics mean someone is actually Using your product?

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Good remote PM/Bad remote PM

Ben Horowitz’s 1997 post Good Product Manager/Bad Product Manager is still the best summary of the PM role I’ve seen. When I’m asked by someone outside tech what a PM does, I usually say we’re responsible for building the right pr

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Remote PMing FAQ

Most common questions about being an effective remote PM

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Separatist Tribalism

Or, how to fix politics.

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The 3P Framework

Progress: Highlights, milestones, decisions, or reviews in the prior period. Plans: Priorities and goals in the coming period. Problems: Blockers, issues or flags.

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2 hour job search

I've recommended this process to several people, so am now posting it in an evergreen place. There is a whole book, but there are really just three steps: 1) Prioritize a list of companies, 2) contact employees at those companies,

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Growth PM resources

This is an email that I've sent over the years to various friends who have asked for growth PM rapid ramp-up resources

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Quick thoughts on Tech Transformation

Software is the latest world-changing tech

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