Product manager zero: When to hire the first product manager

BY Eira Hayward on February 21, 2022 for MTP Leader Members

We addressed what it’s like to be that very first product manager in a business in this article, Product manager zero: How to be number one, but how do product leaders and the management go about finding the first one? When do they hire, what do they look for, and what should they do to […] Read more »

3 ways product managers’ roles have evolved – and where they’re headed next

BY Maziar Adl on February 1, 2022

In this post, we look at three ways product managers’ responsibilities have shifted in the past several years, to better understand what the future of the product management role could hold. […] Read more »

How to drive product innovation

BY Louron Pratt on January 20, 2022 for Prioritised Members

In this Ask Me Anything (AMA) session for members, award-winning author and corporate innovation expert, Tendayi Viki, joined Mind the Product’s Managing Director, Emily Tate, to talk about driving innovation within product teams and organisations. […] Read more »

Moving from individual contributor to product leader - Jason Knight on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on January 19, 2022

There’s a huge shift that takes place when you move from managing a product (with a team) to leading a product team. Jason Knight joins us on the podcast to talk about some of the lessons he’s learned along his journey. […] Read more »

Navigating the peculiarities of the African product management ecosystem - Philips Nwachukwu on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on January 12, 2022

Philips Nwachukwu, Senior Product Manager, joins us on the podcast this week to talk about the unique challenges he sees for Product people working in Africa.   […] Read more »

Managing “must-do” initiatives in empowered teams

BY Eira Hayward on January 10, 2022 for MTP Leader Members

Empowered teams are made up of self-sufficient groups of people working together towards specific goals. They have the authority, experience, responsibility and skills to act on their own decisions for their organisation. From time to time, however, there will be things that you, as product leader, need to tell them to do. What do you […] Read more »

Product-led company powered by culture by Shaun Smith-Taylor

BY Andres Phillips on December 30, 2021

In this ProductTank London talk, Senior Director at ThetaRay, Shaun Smith-Taylor, provides insights into how you can grow a product-led company by having the right culture. […] Read more »

How to lead your product — Part 3: Communication

BY Katie Cladis on December 9, 2021

The final part in Katie Cladis’s ‘How to lead your product’ series, will discuss how to lead in the context of communication. […] Read more »

Lessons from onboarding mobile-app users

BY Diva Hurtado on November 23, 2021

An average smartphone user has 40 apps installed on their mobile phone, taking just two taps to pull your users away from your app and into another. The truth is that getting a user to download your app is only a small part of the battle. […] Read more »

Leading empowered product teams: AMA with Hope Gurion

BY Louron Pratt on November 19, 2021 for MTP Leader Members

In the AMA session for MTP Leaders, Leadership Coach, Hope Gurion joined our very own Emily Tate, Managing Director at Mind the Product, to discuss how to lead empowered teams and enable best practices such as continuous discovery and autonomous decision making. […] Read more »