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Getting Products out from under the MIDDLE of the Bell Curve and Exceeding Expectations (SVPMA)

Given the key role Product Managers play in creating the environment for their teams… what must they do to avoid the bell curve of mediocre products that unfortunately are the norm? I shared my perspective as the guest speaker at

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Why Design Matters – P&G

I recently was invited to speak at P&G headquarters in Ohio on “Why Design Matters”. It was a leadership summit of their Global Business Services division which supports all the brands and employees worldwide. For me it was a great

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My next chapter

I’ve decided to wrap up 7 great years at eBay and will be leaving in a couple weeks. I’m proud of the design team I’ve built there and wish them and all my colleagues the very best as the eBay

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What’s on my iPhone

As a product design guy, I try out a lot of iPhone apps however the list of apps I actually use everyday is quite small. To keep things interesting I’ll skip built-in apps like Mail, Phone, and Calendar to focus

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What’s on my iPhone

Preston Smalley discusses his most used iPhone apps: Facebook, NY Times, Mint, eBay and Google as well as the ones he wishes existed or were better: LinkedIn, Tom Tom, Skype, PowerPoint, and Fitbit.

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You too can do a “World of Good”

Yesterday eBay launched a new marketplace for buying environmentally friendly and fair-trade goods from all over the world called World of Good. In the same way you know the groceries at Whole Foods are sourced from vendors who practice environmentally sound and labor friendly

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You too can do a “World of Good”

Yesterday eBay launched a new marketplace for buying environmentally friendly and fair-trade goods from all over the world called World of Good.In the same way you know the groceries at Whole Foods are sourced from vendors who practice environmentally sound and labor friendly practices,

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Job Opening: Interaction Design Manager

At eBay we’re expanding our design team and I’m now looking for an Interaction Design Manager to lead a team of talented designers.  In the role you’ll design direct your team on their projects from inception to launch enabling them

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eBay To Go

Last month eBay launched a new embeddable widget called eBay To Go which allowed bloggers to add a preview of an item or a search. Now eBay’s expanded that set to include a Seller and Store widget which is pretty

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UED Offsite @ Nestldown

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