• Robert Eckelman

Products have life cycles, so do people. I think I have earned & learned from the gray on my head.

Updated: Jul 15


Products have life cycles, so do people

I have been fortunate to learn from the wisdom of. If I knew then, what I know now, things could have been easier. That said I think challenges we faced, or the obstacles young professionals will face, build character, resilience, and success.


As we move through the product or personal life cycle we definitely hit the stages of growth maturity and decline or product extension period. I am completely not ready for the decline, so my choice is product extension. CTV and entrepreneurship have definitely spawned new growth and fulfillment.


For what it is worth, I do try and share professional and personal experiences that influence successful outcomes.


The chart above is a typical product lifecycle. As I reflect on where I have been, and the plan for my future, the chart below is my personal life cycle.