Mindset – Is Being a Product Manager the Worst Job? With Laurel Gray and Rosemary King "Product people - Product managers, product designers, UX designers, UX researchers, Business analysts, developers, makers & entrepreneurs September 09 2020 True MINDSET, product questions, Rosemary King, Mind the Product Mind the Product Ltd 272 Rosemary King and Laurel Gray on the set of Mindset Product Management 1.088

Mindset – Is Being a Product Manager the Worst Job? With Laurel Gray and Rosemary King

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In episode 1 of Mindset, Rosemary King welcomes Laurel Gray to the sofa. Laurel is currently Head of Product at allplants, an innovative plant-based food delivery service. Rosemary and Laurel discuss the (sometimes!) thankless nature of product management and draw from their own experiences and expertise to answer questions from the Mind the Product community.

Show Notes

06:54 | What is the best way to establish psychological safety and encourage sharing amongst developers and the broader team?
15:21 | How do I get a team of engineers aligned working together towards one goal?
23:18 | How can I effectively surface findings from my user interviews with my leadership so we’re all on the same page?
31:53 | How can I advocate and convince stakeholders to make the current product more frustration-free and stable for existing users instead of just building out new features?
40:19 | How can I manage my tasks and reduce distractions more efficiently?

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About Mindset

Mindset is a Mind the Product series featuring expert product thinkers. Speaking with Rosemary King, they give helpful answers to product practice questions collected from our training workshop attendees and the greater Mind the Product community. Discover more episodes!

Rosemary King and Laurel Gray
Rosemary King welcomes Laurel Gray to the mindset sofa