The case for the Unavailable PM

Create some distance

Focus time is hard in my office. We’re open plan, and it’s great that people wander about and chat about projects. It’s pretty distracting when we’re all working on interesting things though.

Reserve time

Calendars here are shared. It’s easy to see where people are and what they’re working on, book in meetings and conversations where there are gaps.

Use it as an opportunity

The flip side of all this is focus works the other way around too. Once you know you can control the time when you need to be alone you can emphasise the value in your interactions.

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Product Managementing @redgate. Can also be found parenting / cycling / cricketing / allotmenting.

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Tim Dalton

Tim Dalton

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Product Managementing @redgate. Can also be found parenting / cycling / cricketing / allotmenting.