Growing financial products and fostering diversity at Barclays with Zainab Kwaw-Swanzy

BY Louron Pratt on February 28, 2024

We had the opportunity to talk to Zainab Kwaw-Swanzy, a Senior Product Manager at Barclays. She shares her journey in product and some of the lessons she learned about promoting diversity in the financial services sector. Read more »

Susana Lopes: Embracing a dual-track career ladder in product

BY Louron Pratt on November 9, 2023

In her engaging keynote at #mtpcon London 2023, Susana Lopes, Director of Product at Abatable, shared tangible insights on the track career ladder framework, a tool to ensure all product IC professionals have the room to learn, explore, and grow.Watch the video in full, or read on for highlights from her actionable talk. Read more »

Shubhansha Agrawal: From engineering to product and behavioural economics

BY Eira Hayward on September 18, 2023

In this product profile, we speak product leader, Shubhansha Agrawal about transitioning from a career in engineering into product. Read more »

Comparing a Systems Product Manager to a Feature Product Manager

BY Viggy Balagopalakrishnan on September 15, 2023

Vignesh Balagopalakrishnan, Group Product Manager at Yelp, looks at the key differences and similarities between a Systems Product Manager and Feature Product Manager. Read more »

4 coaching questions that every product manager should ask when stuck

BY Caroline Clark on August 10, 2023

Caroline Clark, Founder of Product Karma shares four questions to ask yourself when you’re stuck in a rut in product management. Read more »

Navigating the product career ladder — Mirela Mus on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on August 9, 2023

On this week’s podcast, we sit down with Mirela Mus, Founder and CPO of Product People, as we unbox the career progression in product management. We decode the vital differences between various product leadership roles, from VPs to Directors and Heads of Product. Read more »

Is full stack product management a good idea?

BY Šejla Vatreš on July 27, 2023

Is full-stack product management a good idea? Sejla Vatres, Product Leader, starts with the basics and discusses whether it’s worthwhile. Read more »

Nailing your product performance review

BY Alex Hughes on July 20, 2023

Performance reviews are an essential part of climbing the career ladder in product. We caught up with product leader Alex Hughes to determine how to get the most from them, how much they have changed over time, and the most important factors to consider. Read more »

Don't do free work in your next interview

BY Todd Lewandowski on July 11, 2023

In his second post for Mind the Product, Senior Product Manager, Todd Lewandowski explains the common pitfall that many product people fall into during the interview process.  Read more »

Breaking stereotypes - transitioning to product management from research

BY Rudra Choudhury on June 29, 2023

In this guest post, Rudra Roy Choudhury, Product Manager at Tubi, shares his story on breaking into product from research.  Read more »