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A guide on breaking into product

BY Tom Dyson on September 17, 2021

Are you thinking of getting into a product management role? How does one make the leap from, let’s say a customer success role? Read more »

The view from the C-Suite - Tanya Cordrey on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on September 15, 2021

We’ve all had the experience of presenting to the leadership team — but what do they say about you when you leave the room?  What’s it like to work at that level? And how do you get promoted to the C-suite? We talked with experienced product and boardroom veteran, Tanya Cordrey about all of this Read more »

Sharpening your product craft as an internal product manager by Alison Hickson

BY Andres Phillips on September 3, 2021

In this ProductTank London talk, Alison Hickson, head of product at Linktree, talks about the changes she made as she moved from being an external product manager to becoming an internal product manager. She shares some tips to help product managers understand and thrive in an internal product manager role. Watch the video to see Read more »

How I got my job in product: Ben Foster, chief product officer at WHOOP

BY Louron Pratt on September 1, 2021

Ben Foster has more than 20 years of product management experience. He was formerly a senior product manager at eBay, vice president of product at Opower, and chief product officer at GoCanvas. Here’s how he got his most recent job in product as a CPO at WHOOP Read more »

What's your emergency? - Nathan Henry on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on August 18, 2021

There’s no better training ground than working in Emergency Services for learning how to deal with stress, uncertainty, prioritisation with imperfect information, and challenging stakeholders. Coincidentally, these are all skills that are key to working in product. Nathan Henry joins us on the podcast this week to chat about how he leverages the skills he Read more »

Why mistakes are key for product excellence

BY Francesca Cortesi on June 10, 2021

We all like to be right, to do things perfectly, to get praise. I am super guilty of this and more times than I can remember people around me told me that I have to get comfortable with ”good enough”. That my chase for quality is sometimes my biggest enemy. I always struggled with this Read more »

Hire Women! - Debbie Madden [Rebroadcast]

BY The Product Experience on June 9, 2021

Debbie Madden wants you to make better teams because she knows what she’s doing. The founder and CEO of NYC-based Stride Consulting, Debbie offers practical advice for hiring managers, anyone looking for a new job, or who wants to change the culture in their current organisation. And it’s not just that hiring for diversity is a lofty Read more »

Solving the Puzzle by Hope Gurion

BY Andres Phillips on March 8, 2021

How can product people reconcile their ambition with the reality of what they’re doing right now? In this ProductTank London talk, Product Leader and Team Coach Hope Gurion provides some guidance for job seekers hoping to make the next leap in their careers but unsure about how to get there. The key points of her Read more »

The Habits of Successful Product Managers - Dave Martin on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on January 6, 2021

We learn something from every guest that joins us on the podcast, but it’s not that often that something they say makes it onto our wall. Dave Martin (co-founder of Right to Left) chatted with us about building great habits for product people, and how to make sure they stick.  He also tells us about Read more »

The Fearless Product Manager, by Swapna Malekar

BY Andres Phillips on August 27, 2020

In this ProductTank Toronto talk, Swapna Malekar, Senior Product Manager at RBC shares some insight into the makeup of a fearless product manager. The key points of her talk include: Admitting ignorance Pushing boundaries The ability to say no Admitting Ignorance In ancient times there was a period when maps of undiscovered places were filled Read more »