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Presenting for Product Managers - Develop Your Skills for Every Situation

BY Eira Hayward on July 10, 2020

Like it or not, presenting and public speaking are vital skills for a product manager. You may have to beat down your imposter syndrome when you stand up and speak, but mastering these skills will ensure you can communicate confidently, present complex ideas to stakeholders, and share your vision, strategy and plans effectively with your […]

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What Makes A Good Product Manager? by Moe Ali

BY Andres Phillips on July 9, 2020

In this ProductTank Toronto talk, Moe Ali – currently the CPO at Airborne – gives us some insights into the classic archetypes and characteristics of a good product manager, covering: The balance of product discovery vs delivery Some of the archetypes of product managers What practices make a good product manager Product Discovery vs Delivery A typical […]

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Dispelling the Biggest Fallacies of Product Management

BY Manpreet Ghuman on July 7, 2020

Product Management has become an incredibly sought-after career path for people with all kinds of backgrounds and expertise and, while the discipline is crucial to the success of modern business, it’s still very much in a state of development. As a result of all of those factors, it’s very easy to discover myths and product […]

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Soft Skills for Product Managers by Brant Cooper

BY Andres Phillips on June 30, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Brant Cooper, CEO and Founder of Moves the Needle gives some guidelines for dealing with uncertainty, no matter the size of a company, and reveals what soft skills can help product managers. Watch the video to see Brant’s talk in full. Or read on for an overview of his key points: […]

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Finding a Framework for Strategy Insights

BY Nacho Bassino on June 22, 2020

Having the right insights is a critical component in creating a strategy. While this is very obvious and widely mentioned in every piece of strategy advice, the truth is that there are no resources that detail how to generate them. I’d like to change that by providing my experience of using a few ideation frameworks […]

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How Gousto Unlocks Value With Discovery Teams

BY Dominic Sando on June 16, 2020

At most high-growth startups, engineering time is scarce, and targets are high. If you work on the wrong opportunity for a few months, you run a significant chance of missing your results. So how do you get the maximum amount of value out of a resource-constrained tech team? Product manager Nicolas Hemidy and I put our […]

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How to Disappoint People by Neil Vass

BY Chris Massey on June 12, 2020

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Neil Vass, Principle Delivery Manager at the Co-op shares some of the recurring ways that we, as product people, disappoint. He includes the lessons he’s learned, and some useful tools to tackle the issue. Every project has a fixed amount of disappointment, and it’s up to you to decide […]

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Product Management in the Time of Corona by Dian Rosanti

BY Imogen Johnson on June 5, 2020

In her Mind the Product APAC talk, Dian Rosanti, SVP Product at Gojek, describes how she and her team set themselves up for success during the COVID crisis. You can watch Dian’s talk in full or read on for a detailed overview. Her key points include: Reacting to uncertainty Staying effective whilst distributed Self-care during […]

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The Invisible Leader: Facilitation Secrets - Elena Astilleros on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on June 3, 2020

One of the critical skills never mentioned in the job description is being a great meeting facilitator. We’ve all been thrust into the situation of trying to wrangle a room full of people into working together to create a strategy, generate a plan, or get past a roadblock. Elena Astilleros has been there, too – […]

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Priorities for Prioritization

BY Nigel Farmer on May 26, 2020

Prioritization techniques such as RICE, MoSCoW and Value versus Effort are not complicated in theory but in practice, most Product Managers struggle with prioritization and research such as The state of Product Leadership 2020 shows that we’re not especially good at it. However good foundations can help teams to focus on what’s most important. Start With Strategy […]

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