DJ / Producer
Kyle is a DJ and electronic music producer, using the stage name Joseph Kyle. He was resident DJ at Shanghai Studio in Shanghai, China from 2006 through 2010. He also had the honor of being...
The Gift
On November 8, 2014 at 11:45 AM, I had a near-fatal motorcycle crash. I spent four months in the hospital followed by 15 months in (mostly) and out of a wheelchair. I had 13 surgeries...
Kyle On PM
Kyle on PM is where I blog my thoughts about Product Management. I'm one of those lucky people who gets to do something I love for a living, and I enjoy being involved in my...

DJ / Producer

Kyle is a DJ and electronic music producer, using the stage name Joseph Kyle. He was resident DJ at Shanghai Studio in Shanghai, China from 2006 through 2010. He also had the honor of being a headline DJ at the first ever Gay Pride event held in Shanghai. He produces a regular podcast, titled The Global Dancecast with Joseph Kyle. In the podcast, he strives to bring you an hour of the best trance music available.

Visit josephkylemusic.com

The Gift

Why Almost Dying Is a Gift
2.5 years ago, I had a near-fatal motorcycle crash. I spent four months in...
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Let Go of Fear and Run
It took 835 days of recovery from my crash to run again. I had...
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Getting Birdshit On Your Face
The Labor Day weekend in San Francisco was beautiful. The weather here has been...
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Today is a joyful day
This morning, I packed up all of the durable medical equipment I have needed to...
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Make the Choice
As I’ve been working on some basic outlines and structure for how I intend...
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The Crash
On November 8th, 2014, I was involved in a serious motorcycle crash. Over three...
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On November 8, 2014 at 11:45 AM, I had a near-fatal motorcycle crash. I spent four months in the hospital followed by 15 months in (mostly) and out of a wheelchair. I had 13 surgeries in 18 months. I’ve taught myself to walk again. I’ve gone through bankruptcy, as the only hospital that was capable of saving my life was not in network with my insurance company.

My crash was a result of a hit-and-run driver, who was never identified. I distinctly recall, five days after the crash, having a conversation with myself about what this all meant. I realized this event had awesome power. It could destroy my life and leave me bitter. But I also saw this it had the potential to show me how to be truly happy.

I made a conscious choice that I would choose to take the path to happiness. I immediately realized that the only way I could ever get there was to forgive. In that moment, I truly forgave the people that caused this crash. I forgave the driver of the white mini van that cut me off. I forgave myself. I didn’t blame myself, but I do know there were things I could have done differently that might have changed the outcome.

All of this has given me incredible perspective. It gave me the opportunity to stop and examine every aspect of my life. I was able to ask about everything, “Is this the way I want it to be in the future?” If the answer was no, then I thought about what I wanted that aspect of my life to look like, and I changed my priorities.

I believe now that the crash was a gift. I now live a life where the simple act of walking can, and does, bring me immense gratitude and joy. I live a life without intense stress or worry. I sometimes do get stressed, but the intensity and duration of an incident is orders of magnitude less than they were before the crash. I’m currently blogging and writing a book about my experiences.

Kyle on PM

Let Go of Fear and Run
It took 835 days of recovery from my crash to run again. I had...
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Gain An Edge In Your PM Interview with This Overlooked Prep Tool
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An Evolved View of User Engagement
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Kyle on PM is where I blog my thoughts about Product Management. I’m one of those lucky people who gets to do something I love for a living, and I enjoy being involved in my professional community. In the blog, I share thoughts and experiences on things I have learned by working for more than 15 years in Product Management.

Visit kyleonnpm.com

Gain An Edge In Your PM Interview with This Overlooked Prep Tool

Preparing for a Product Manager interview is difficult. Great PM candidates set themselves apart from the crowd by understanding the company they are interviewing with. They spend time preparing by understanding the product and being able to relate their answers to the needs of the company and the product.