Building And Scaling Empowered Teams: AMA With Nate Walkingshaw

BY Imogen Johnson on October 22, 2020

In this AMA session, exclusively for MTP Leaders, Nate Walkingshaw reveals some of the tough leadership lessons he learned early on in his career, how to build and scale a culture of trust, and why he wishes we’d all stop using the word ‘failing’. If you missed it, you can watch the whole session again, […]

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Predictive Tech and Data Ethics: Part 1 - the Pros and Cons

BY Eira Hayward on October 9, 2020

As someone once said, technology companies are quick to focus on what they can do, but not so quick to examine “the how they do it”. Predictive technology may be speeding up digital transformation and be an integral part of our digital lives, but it comes with implications for data privacy and the potential to […]

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Building health-tech products when the rules are still being written, by Joe Rinaldi Johnson

BY Lisa Radel on October 5, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Joe Rinaldi Johnson shares what he’s learned in 10 years of navigating the challenging and highly regulated field of healthcare. He is the Chief Product Officer at Zava, a digital healthcare company offering remote diagnosis and prescriptions. If you, like Joe, feel there is a lack of resources about product management in […]

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Transforming Toxic Teams

BY Eira Hayward on September 25, 2020

At some point in our careers, we’ve likely all experienced a toxic team or two. You know the team we mean, the one where everything is a battle, conversations are tense and people are constantly frustrated and anxious. These issues that arise can be a result of the behaviour of the whole team, a few […]

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Lucia Adams on Burnout: the Signs, Symptoms, and Strategies

BY Eira Hayward on September 18, 2020

Lucia Adams knows a lot about burnout: she’s not afraid to admit that she once fell victim to it. A past ProductTank speaker, Lucia is a consultant and executive coach who specialises in helping organisations take a human-centred approach to evolve their ways of working. Her experience of burnout has been a steep learning curve […]

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Leadership Mistakes and How to Avoid Them: Advice From Tanya Cordrey

BY Imogen Johnson on September 2, 2020

In the first of our membership AMAs, exclusively for MTP Leaders, we were joined by Tanya Cordrey, the former Chief Digital Officer at Guardian News and Media. Drawing on her experience, Tanya revealed her seven biggest leadership mistakes, then took questions from the group. Watch the whole, interactive session again, or read on for a […]

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A Product Manager's Approach to Growing Teams

BY Sharon Kean on August 28, 2020

When I joined TransferWise one of the things I wanted to bring to the mission was my experience building strong teams, because when you’re building best-in-class products that solve customers problems at scale you need high performing teams that can work quickly and efficiently. I’ve now been with the company for six months and it […]

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How to Cultivate Adaptive Product Leadership, by Jenn Kim & Sabin Sadeh

BY Andres Phillips on August 24, 2020

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Jenn Kim and Sabin Sadeh, Product Leads at Potato, share a method for how product managers can recognize when things aren’t going according to plan and get things back on track. Watch the video to see their talk in full. Or read on for an overview of their key points: Effective product […]

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The Product Manager's Role: Learnings from the #mtpcon Session Speakers

BY Imogen Johnson on August 12, 2020

At #mtpcon Digital 2020, we were able to enjoy 18 Breakout Session talks, across three days, from some of the best product people around. We’re releasing them all (weekly, in groups). In this selection, take a different look at the product manger’s role in sessions led by Petra Wille, DeVaris Brown and Hope Gurion. Below […]

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Leading Product Teams with Success: Learnings from the #mtpcon Session Speakers

BY Imogen Johnson on August 5, 2020

At #mtpcon Digital 2020, we were able to enjoy 18 Breakout Session talks, across three days, from some of the best product people around. We’re be releasing them all (weekly, in groups) and in this selection, you’ll delve into some hard-hitting topics to help you successfully lead teams. Check out the videos to watch sessions […]

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