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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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Hacking Your Product Career by Gibson Biddle

BY Gibson Biddle on December 12, 2019

As product leaders, we understand the value of experimentation. As we build products we develop hypotheses, execute experiments, then evaluate the results to determine what to do. But few product leaders apply this same rigor to their most important product: themselves. In this ProductTank San Francisco talk I describe how “Hacking Your Career” means embracing […]

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The Secret Sauce to Hiring Great Product People by Kate Leto

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 6, 2019

In this #mtpcon London talk, Kate Leto examines the importance of emotional intelligence in individuals and teams and asks how it can be used to make better hiring decisions. Key Points Emotional intelligence is more important than any of the technical skills we use in our roles If we want to build greater emotional intelligence […]

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Product Teams at Scale by Mladen Rangelov

BY Andres Phillips on December 2, 2019

Scaling requires reinvention and in this ProductTank Toronto talk, senior product manager at Flipp, Mladen Rangelov, tells us how product managers can scale effective teams. He takes us through: How a product manager can help Team operating modes Watch the video to see Mladen’s talk in full. Or read on for an overview of his key […]

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Time Management – a Leader’s Responsibility

BY Rik Higham on November 26, 2019

Bad time-management in product teams (or any team for that matter) is a source of pain for many but, by taking some simple actions you can ensure they’re a thing of the past. Here’s how you can support your team’s time-management as a product leader. Time management is a challenge that appears again and again […]

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