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Bootstrapping a Product Team, by Ibrahim Bashir

BY Chris Massey on January 14, 2021

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Ibrahim Bashir, VP Product at Box, discusses different product management archetypes and when to bring each one into a team. Watch the session in full, or read on for the highlights. Archetypes You end up defining how successful your product org will be at the point when you set […] Read more »

Hiring and Developing Product Managers

BY Imogen Johnson on November 6, 2020 for MTP Leader Members

In this exclusive MTP Leader Panel, Kate Leto, Petra Wille and Eli Montgomery join Emily Tate to share their thoughts on hiring and developing product managers. Watch the session in full or read on for some highlights including our panellist’s take on what makes a good product manager, how to hire a junior, the importance […] Read more »

Bias in Interviews and why Hiring in Product is Broken

BY Adam Thomas on June 11, 2020

Hiring in product is broken, and those hypothetical product questions you get asked in interviews are just the tip of the iceberg. “Describe a coffee cup.” No, you’re not in the middle of a therapy session, you’re in a product manager interview, and a bad one at that. If you can, you should get up […] Read more »

Creating Cognitively Diverse Teams by Rakhi Rajani

BY Nathan Langley on April 17, 2020

As a Psychologist, Rakhi Rajani, explores the intersection between human and machine intelligence. In her MTP Engage Manchester talk in February 2020, she covered how we can go about creating cognitively diverse teams to tackle the big questions of the future. Here we recap her key points, including: In a world of commercial space travel […] Read more »

Building Products in AsiaPac - Colin Pal and Adrienne Tan on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on March 31, 2020

When you want to learn about the state of product management across Asia, there are two people who come to mind: Adrienne Tan (CEO and co-founder of Brianmates in Sydney) and Colin Pal (Chief Product Officer, Caterspot in Kuala Lumpur). With more than 25 years of experience between them, they’ve been there since the beginning, […] Read more »

How To Be A Great Manager - Claire Lew on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on February 12, 2020

We’ve all had that one manager that we’ll do anything to avoid for the rest of our careers – but have you ever stopped to think if you’re that person for someone else? That’s the question that prompted Claire Lew to start Know Your Team and here she joins us on the podcast to give […] Read more »

Hacking The Hiring Process - Alex Yang & Max Bevan on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on February 5, 2020

If you’ve ever had to fill a role in your team, then you already know how broken most hiring processes are.  It’s even harder if you’re competing for top talent but are only able to pay at NGO/charity scales.  That’s the situation that Simprints found itself in when they decided to treat their hiring process […] Read more »

The Secret Sauce to Hiring Great Product People by Kate Leto

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 6, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this #mtpcon London talk, Kate Leto examines the importance of emotional intelligence in individuals and teams and asks how it can be used to make better hiring decisions. Key Points Emotional intelligence is more important than any of the technical skills we use in our roles If we want to build greater emotional intelligence […] Read more »

Distributed Happiness by Morgan Sowden

BY Andres Phillips on November 21, 2019

How do you work effectively with remote teams? Morgan Sowden – CTO at Lendinvest and Co-Founder at Paydesk answers this question in his ProductTank London talk. He takes us through: Why you should hire remote team members Benefits of remote work What to do once you have a remote team Watch the video to see […] Read more »

Why Product Management Should not be Responsible for Project Management

BY Tremis Skeete on November 13, 2017

Jordan Bergtraum is a management consultant with over ten years of experience in the B2B SaaS industry, mostly as a head of product for various organizations in the legal, education, facilities management, and pharmaceutical spaces. He has been responsible for product strategy, UX, and teams consisting of product and project managers. In his ProductTank NYC […] Read more »