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Podcast: Too Many Product Managers with Ken Norton

BY The Product Experience on February 6, 2019

Ken Norton needs no introduction. Now Senior Operating Partner at GV (we still slip up and call it Google Ventures), Ken was a CTO and CEO/founder before he joined Yahoo! to run its Product organisation.  He then joined Google, where he worked on Maps, Calendar and Docs. Ken has also been a keynote speaker, giving […]

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Product/Market Fit is Failing Because of Your Company Structure

BY Bridget McMullan on February 5, 2019

Did you know that 42% of startups fail because no one wants to buy their product? For corporations, nearly 80% of new products fail each year for the exact same reason. So why are we still developing products no one wants? Product experts have tried to tackle this issue but they gloss over the impact a company’s structure […]

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Why Listening is Crucial to Product - and How to do it Better

BY Lisa Rogoff on January 29, 2019

As a recovering product manager turned executive coach, I’ve found that there’s actually quite a bit of overlap between building and launching successful products and supporting individuals in gaining self-awareness and building leadership skills. In both worlds, it’s critical to understand the system, have a solid strategy, be able to provide ongoing support, and measure […]

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What's the Secret to Becoming a Great Product Manager?

BY Peter Krmpotic on January 28, 2019

Most product managers are driven to achieve excellence in their craft. Many, however, get stuck in what I call “product consultant” mode and cannot break out of it. Many product managers never get to launch a product, let alone own one. They go from planning one product to the next, foregoing the opportunity to establish fundamental […]

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Product Management - the Mahi Way

BY Lokesh Kannaiyan on January 25, 2019

Learning about product management is not just restricted to the business ecosystem. The sporting world is one of the key platforms where you can gain valuable product management insights and see product leadership dynamics in action. Rather than look at product managers CPOs or CEOs, it’s worth looking to sports leaders for inspiration and a […]

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5 Tips for Product Managers to Ensure Success on Every Project

BY Drew Falkman on January 21, 2019

As product managers our job description is pretty simple: to make all of our software development projects succeed. In fact, I would go so far as to say any failures or successes of the team are failures or successes of product management. While the product manager is not the manager of the team per se, […]

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Uncovering the Truth by Janice Fraser

BY James Gadsby Peet on January 18, 2019

Most big companies have one thing in common with America, that they’ve been dominant for a very long time but are now struggling. They’re seeing the same challenges about how to change so they can be resilient and grow in the world as it is now. It’s a situation that forces us to reflect on […]

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How to Give a Great Product Talk

BY Gibson Biddle on January 7, 2019

Have you ever watched a speaker and said to yourself, “I could do that!”? Are you interested in building your network to accelerate recruiting or to discover new opportunities? Or, like me, do you love new creative outlets and teaching? If your answer is “yes” to any of these questions, then I hope you enjoy […]

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Let’s Resolve to Create Humane Products in 2019

BY Scott Colfer on January 2, 2019

Fellow product managers and product leaders: have you ever had a moment when you’ve asked yourself, “am I really doing good with my product?” I really enjoyed Kim Goodwin’s talk at Mind the Product London 2018 and it made me think. Why don’t we ask ourselves a simple question when we create our products and […]

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The Perks of Being a Generalist

BY James Whitman on December 6, 2018

I’m lucky enough to be able to say that I love what I do – but why? What is it that gets me up to go to work every day? Like many in our field, I fell into a product job somewhat by accident, but I count myself as very lucky to have done so. […]

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