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Peace in the Valley: Tips for Growing Product Managers by Rob Crook

BY Adam Warburton on April 1, 2019

In this #mtpengage Manchester talk, Rob Crook of Moonpig talks about product management mastery, and how to overcome  imposter syndrome. He says that Robert Green calls it mastery, Tim Ferris calls it becoming superhuman, and Cal Newport says you need to practise it for 10,000 hours. There’s a modern obsession with self improvement – millennials spend double […] Read more »

Creating a Product Culture - Nick Ramsay on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on March 20, 2019

Prior to taking on the role of COO and CPO at Singapore-based financial portal MoneySmart, Nick Ramsay was a strategy consultant and product manager. In the last year, he’s grown the product team there from one to 10 product managers, and has been working on changing the culture and attracting the right kind of talent to […] Read more »

How to Influence Without Power - Tim Herbig on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on March 6, 2019

Tim Herbig has made many mistakes (who hasn’t?). Fortunately for us, Tim not only owns up to his mistakes, he’s written a book to help the rest of us avoid making the same ones.  We’ve all had issues with how to work best – not only within our individual teams, but with the rest of […] Read more »

How to Further Your Product Management Career in Asia

BY Kenneth Chin on March 5, 2019

Like everywhere else in the world, digital product managers are in high demand in Asia. It’s still a relatively new role in this part of the world and the supply of local talent is limited. Not many people have heard of product management let alone know what it takes to be good at it. Like […] Read more »

Is that Job too Good to be True? How to Check you’re Applying for a Product Management Role

BY Jonathan Forman on January 31, 2019

You don’t have to look very far to find a ton of companies and organisations who are hiring for Product Management roles. If you’re lucky, you might be applying for a new job through a forward-thinking recruitment process where you see the demands of the role first-hand and can make a collective decision with your […] Read more »

Is Contract Product Management as Scary as it Sounds?

BY Jobina Hardy on January 15, 2019

There aren’t many fixed-term contract roles for product managers in the UK. Job-board figures in major UK cities, including London and Manchester, indicate that just 10% of the market is fixed-term contract work. This is counter to the trend towards portfolio careers across many industries and disciplines, with more and more people feeling the benefit […] Read more »

Podcast: Moving Up the Career Ladder with Thor Mitchell

BY The Product Experience on January 9, 2019

Thor Mitchell knows his bones – he’s an ex-Google product manager (Maps and Google+ APIs) and was most recently the Chief Product Officer at Crowdcube. Following a talk at ProductTank Bristol, he joined us to chat about the advice he gives both to aspiring product managers and to those angling for leadership positions. Quote of […] Read more »

Product Management Job Hunt: How to get an Interview and Nail it

BY Kostas Sirvydis on January 8, 2019

Whether you are moving from a product management position from one company to another or hunting for your first job in product management – it’s an exciting journey full of ups and downs. I‘ve recently been job-hunting in London and I want to share what I learned during the process. How to Present Yourself in […] Read more »

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 […] Read more »

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. […] Read more »