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How to lead your product - Part 1: Leadership and management

BY Katie Cladis on October 14, 2021

What really is the difference between managing and leading your product. Don’t product managers need to be able to both manage and lead? In this piece, we’ll delve into why product leaders should care about both. […] Read more »

Prioritised Fireside Chat: Make better product decisions with JTBD

BY Louron Pratt on October 6, 2021 for Prioritised Members

In this Fireside Chat for Prioritised members, product author and coach, Joe Leech and our Managing Director, Emily Tate explore how the Jobs to be Done (JTBD) toolkit can be used to make better product decisions. […] Read more »

5 lessons in product leadership

BY Tobias Freudenreich on October 4, 2021

On Monday 27 September, product leaders gathered at the MTP Engage Leadership Forum in Hamburg for the first face-to-face event after a tiringly long break forced by the Covid-19 pandemic. The day’s hosts, Petra Wille and Arne Kittler, put together a curriculum that was more than just inspiring. It addressed some of the most important […] Read more »

How to encourage change by building trust

BY Eira Hayward on September 27, 2021 for MTP Leader Members

Relationships based on trust are vital in business. When you have the trust of your team you see morale lift and motivation soar, and without it things can easily become chaotic. How do you build trust as a leader and how can that help to encourage positive change in your organisation? Below, we speak to […] Read more »

Gaining confidence quickly, a story of product manager progression by Osaseri Guobadia

BY Andres Phillips on September 14, 2021

In this ProductTank London talk, Osaseri Guobadia, product director at Songkick, provides a framework for how you can gain confidence in yourself and encourage others around you to be confident in your capabilities. […] Read more »

Stress management for product leaders — the time is now

BY Eira Hayward on September 13, 2021

A “bulletproof soul”. For Executive Product Leader, Dominique Jost, this is the perfect way to describe what product leaders need in order to do their jobs well. And, over the last stressful 18 months, any product leaders who hadn’t yet developed one, probably had to do so pretty quickly. This topic — stress management for […] Read more »

Scaling product and design teams is not just about hiring

BY Arnau Giró on September 9, 2021

When working in early growth stage companies, being able to scale your teams quickly enough is a key element in keeping the human workforce aligned with advancement levers. Hiring might be the first thing to come to mind, right? But hiring is only part of the solution. […] Read more »

5 difficult conversations and how to have them

BY Eira Hayward on August 30, 2021 for MTP Leader Members

Sunsetting a product, poor performance, telling leadership something they won’t want to hear — these are all tricky conversations that many of us have to have. Difficult conversations come with the territory when you’re a product leader, so what’s the best way to handle them? In this post, we’re guided by Denise Jacobs, the author […] Read more »

How to make remote collaboration work by Ingrid Odegaard

BY Andres Phillips on August 27, 2021

In this ProductTank London talk Ingrid Odegaard, Co-founder and CPTO at Whereby, shares some tips for making remote collaboration work on a day-to-day basis based on learnings from her own team and their customers. […] Read more »

A case study: Cross-departmental communication as a product

BY Mike Giannakopoulos on August 26, 2021

This is a different case study, with internal and in-direct deliverables across departments. A story of treating internal alignment as a feature at Transifex. Our story concludes with the outcomes of this achieved alignment. […] Read more »