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Scaling the Product and the Team by Rachael Shah

BY Fred Esere on March 27, 2020

In this talk from MTP Engage Manchester, Rachael Shah, Delivery Lead at the Co-op, challenges us to think holistically about scaling our products, and that means including our teams in our thinking. She draws from her own experience to illustrate just how critical it is to think about scaling the team as an activity that […]

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How to Lead a High-performing Product Team

BY Michael Morris on March 10, 2020

As a product leader, what qualities do you need to cultivate to be able to ensure your team performs to the best of its abilities? Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about teams – what is a team, team formation and development, cross-functional teams, and leading teams. I think we can all agree that not […]

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How do you Build a Winning Product Development Team?

BY Imogen Johnson on February 25, 2020

It’s not rocket science that awesome products come from awesome teams, so what’s the key to creating and managing a team that’s designed for maximum impact? Here, taking advice from a number of product pros, we look at a selection of ways to build product teams and empower them to achieve success. Choose a Diverse […]

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Why you Should Invest in Relationships With Your Engineering Team

BY Rajat Harlalka on February 12, 2020

A healthy relationship between product management and engineering is critical to building successful products. It’s also essential to creating a team where great people want to work. In a perfect product development world, communications are seamless, specifications are clear, and product and engineering teams work together without friction. Except, we live in the real world […]

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Hacking The Hiring Process - Alex Yang & Max Bevan on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on February 5, 2020

If you’ve ever had to fill a role in your team, then you already know how broken most hiring processes are.  It’s even harder if you’re competing for top talent but are only able to pay at NGO/charity scales.  That’s the situation that Simprints found itself in when they decided to treat their hiring process […]

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10 top Tips From Product's Finest Leaders

BY Imogen Johnson on January 9, 2020

As we settle into the New Year we’re already looking ahead to the product leadership forums on our 2020 MTP calendar. And, to whet your appetite, here you’ll discover 10 pieces of advice from past forums, from the very best leaders* in the business along with supporting ideas from members of the Mind the Product […]

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Janice Fraser: Knitting at the Edge of new

BY Eira Hayward on January 7, 2020

Not many product people can claim to have coached staff at the White House. “It’s my most proud achievement,” says Silicon Valley veteran Janice Fraser, “It was such an honour to be invited to support our public service… it was a peak life experience for me. For four years, every six months during Obama’s second […]

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Rethinking the Product Mindset by Sandhya Hedge

BY Andres Phillips on December 30, 2019

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Sandhya Hedge, Global VP of Marketing at Amplitude, tells us how to become a better product manager by rethinking your mindset. Watch the video to see her talk in full. Or read on for an overview of her key points: How d you know if you’re a good manager? The right […]

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Helping Teams to be Successful by Ezinne Udezue

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 20, 2019

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, VP Product Management at Procore Technologies Ezinne Udezue explains that it’s vital for product managers to create the right conditions for their teams to be successful. She examines the ways in which this can be achieved. Key Points Product managers must create the conditions for their teams to be […]

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How we Developed a Talent Growth Plan at Almundo

BY Franco Fagioli on December 18, 2019

At Latin American travel technology company Almundo, we believe that leaders are responsible for the people, whether that is via one-on-one meetings, career opportunities, company culture, or employee satisfaction. So, it was natural that we should want to develop a talent growth plan for our people. This is how we did it. Each month we […]

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