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How to navigate tricky work relationships

BY Louron Pratt on February 24, 2022 for MTP Leader Members

In this MTP Leader panel, our line-up of experts joined Emily Tate, Mind the Product’s Managing Director, to discuss how to navigate tricky work relationships. […] Read more »

How to drive product innovation

BY Louron Pratt on January 20, 2022 for Prioritised Members

In this Ask Me Anything (AMA) session for members, award-winning author and corporate innovation expert, Tendayi Viki, joined Mind the Product’s Managing Director, Emily Tate, to talk about driving innovation within product teams and organisations. […] Read more »

How to lead your product - Part 1: Leadership and management

BY Katie Cladis on October 14, 2021

What really is the difference between managing and leading your product. Don’t product managers need to be able to both manage and lead? In this piece, we’ll delve into why product leaders should care about both. […] Read more »

5 lessons in product leadership

BY Tobias Freudenreich on October 4, 2021

On Monday 27 September, product leaders gathered at the MTP Engage Leadership Forum in Hamburg for the first face-to-face event after a tiringly long break forced by the Covid-19 pandemic. The day’s hosts, Petra Wille and Arne Kittler, put together a curriculum that was more than just inspiring. It addressed some of the most important […] Read more »

Stress management for product leaders — the time is now

BY Eira Hayward on September 13, 2021

A “bulletproof soul”. For Executive Product Leader, Dominique Jost, this is the perfect way to describe what product leaders need in order to do their jobs well. And, over the last stressful 18 months, any product leaders who hadn’t yet developed one, probably had to do so pretty quickly. This topic — stress management for […] Read more »

Make the transition to product leadership

BY Eira Hayward on May 28, 2021 for Prioritised Members

Little in a company is more important than the successful transition to a leadership role — make good decisions as a senior leader and you’ll positively impact the business. Make bad decisions and your influence on the organisation will surely hit a bum note. But transition to product leadership isn’t always easy. McKinsey posits that 50% of […] 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 »

Product Leadership is Hard by Marty Cagan

BY Lisa Radel on January 8, 2021

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Marty Cagan, author of ”Inspired” and “Empowered”, explains the important role of product leadership in any great product company–and why it’s so hard to get right. Watch the video to see the talk in full or read on for an overview of Marty’s key points: Empower your teams by […] Read more »

Managing Product = Managing Tension by Marc Abraham

BY Marc Abraham on October 30, 2020

In my book, Managing Product = Managing Tension, I’ve focused on what it is that impacts the products we build and how we manage them, namely; mind, matter, and moves. Each of these factors in their own right creates tension and in the book, I outline how we can make the most of these tensions […] Read more »

Marty Cagan on Empowering Teams, Discovery Challenges, Alignment, and More

BY Laura Phillips on October 1, 2020 for Prioritised Members

In the latest of our Prioritised AMAs, we were joined by Marty Cagan who took your questions on empowering teams, discovery challenges, Product Owners, transitioning from product role to a leadership role, and much more. If you missed it, you can watch the whole session again, or read on for a transcript* of selected questions […] Read more »