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How to Grow and Scale a High-Functioning Team by Richard Cadman

BY Fred Esere on May 1, 2020

In this talk, Richard Cadman, Principal Product Manager at Monzo, helps us think through practical steps we need to take to grow and scale a high-functioning team. Using examples from his experience at Monzo, where he built his team up from 10 to 40 people, he covered: How to get teams engaged How to set […]

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Leadership Without Authority By Aeneas McDonnell

BY Andres Phillips on April 21, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Aeneas McDonnell, Director of Product at The Times and Sunday Times shares with us some guidelines on how we as product people can be leaders without having clear authority. His key points include: Anyone can be a leader Positioning to lead Skills Leading through levels Watch the video to see Aeneas’s […]

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The GIST Framework by Itamar Gilad

BY Nathan Langley on April 10, 2020

In this talk from #MTP Engage Manchester consultant Itamar Gilad takes us through his GIST (goals, ideas, steps, tasks) framework. Itamar has over 20 years of product management experience working with industry leaders such as Google and Microsoft. He’s now a consultant, speaker and writer. Three Types of Launch Part of the role of a […]

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How YouTube can be Used as a Servant to Your Product By Lei Shei

BY Andres Phillips on March 30, 2020

In this ProductTank Singapore talk, Lei Shei of Elephant Media explains the value that can be found on YouTube and how a YouTube channel can be used as a servant to your product. Lei’s YouTube channel, Curious Elephant, has over 126K Subscribers and 11.5M views. It covers topics around innovation, technology and science, ranging from the […]

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Scaling the Product and the Team by Rachael Shah

BY Fred Esere on March 27, 2020

In this talk from MTP Engage Manchester, Rachael Shah, Delivery Lead at the Co-op, challenges us to think holistically about scaling our products, and that means including our teams in our thinking. She draws from her own experience to illustrate just how critical it is to think about scaling the team as an activity that […]

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The Product of You by Melissa Perri

BY Jon Horvath on March 20, 2020

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Melissa Perri describes how you should start investing energy in “the product of you” and plan your career ascent to product leader. Key Points: Skills you learn as a junior product person can translate well into the C-suite You should look for opportunities to diversify your skill set There is […]

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The Magic in Conflict by Shaun Russell

BY Jon Horvath on March 13, 2020

In this keynote from MTP Engage Manchester, Shaun Russell explains why product people need to lean into conflict. Key Points: Conflict aversion is learned behaviour The path of least resistance is rarely the right direction The stakeholder and product manager relationship should be transparent As product people, we must lean into conflict Shaun describes a […]

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Mindset – Product Intuition, Prioritisation, and Process with Tristan Kromer

BY Rosemary King on March 10, 2020

Watch on YouTube | Listen on Soundcloud | Watch on Vimeo | View other Mindset episodes Rosemary King welcomes Tristan Kromer to Mindset. A lean startup coach and founder of innovation consultancy Kromatic – Tristan also currently serves on the ice cream innovation board at Unilever! In this episode, Tristan and Rosemary discuss product intuition, […]

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Stuck in the Middle: Mastering Stakeholder Management by Emily Tate

BY Jon Horvath on March 6, 2020

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Mind the Product’s Chief of Staff, Emily Tate describes how, as product people, we often find ourselves stuck in the middle of difficult negotiations, and while making everyone happy isn’t our goal, mastering stakeholder management is key to building successful products. Key Points: Stakeholders are your process users, they […]

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Emotional Intelligence and Product By Darren Gavigan

BY Andres Phillips on February 29, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Product Consultant, Darren Gavigan explains the importance of emotional intelligence and how it can make you a better product manager. His key points include: The emotional intelligence umbrella Empathy Curiosity and adaptability Passion and belief Watch the video to see Darren’s talk in full. Or read on for an overview of his […]

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