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How do you Help a Business to see the Value of Product?

BY Eira Hayward on July 13, 2020

In Mind the Product’s state of product management survey last year we noticed a strong theme – umpteen respondents said that their biggest challenge was to get the business to see the value of product. With this in mind we’ve asked some product leaders about how they do this, the problems and sticking points they’ve […]

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Presenting for Product Managers - Develop Your Skills for Every Situation

BY Eira Hayward on July 10, 2020

Like it or not, presenting and public speaking are vital skills for a product manager. You may have to beat down your imposter syndrome when you stand up and speak, but mastering these skills will ensure you can communicate confidently, present complex ideas to stakeholders, and share your vision, strategy and plans effectively with your […]

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The Value of Mentoring for Product Leaders

BY Eira Hayward on July 3, 2020

Adam Thomas loves to mentor – he jokes that in the multiverse where there’s a million different versions of yourself, “in 40% of them, I would be a teacher”. “I just get a huge kick out of it. I love seeing people understand things, seeing the lights come on.” Adam’s career has seen him progress from […]

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A Guide to Salaries: Know Your Worth and How to Ask for It

BY Eira Hayward on May 15, 2020

Outside the product community – and perhaps even inside it occasionally – there’s still confusion about what makes a Product Manager and how a product person can progress their career. A couple of years ago Martin Eriksson wrote a very helpful post on the product management career ladder – Product Management Job Titles and Hierarchy, which […]

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Georgie Smallwood on Product Culture, Leadership and Fintech

BY Eira Hayward on May 5, 2020

Georgie Smallwood has a lot to say about the different ways that product management is practised around the world. In a product career that has taken her from Australia to Hong Kong and to Europe, she’s currently Chief Product Officer for Berlin-based challenger bank N26. She’s spent her eight years in Product working for a […]

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Digital Accessibility - a Guide for Product Managers

BY Imogen Johnson on May 5, 2020

In light of the ninth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) (21 May 2020) and, at a time where digital products are very much in the spotlight, we’re digging deep into accessibility to better understand how we, as product managers, can improve our digital products. Introduction According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 15% of the world’s […]

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