The dos and don'ts of mentoring in product

BY Eira Hayward on December 12, 2022

“Mentoring others is one of the main but unfortunately still an underutilised responsibility of a product manager once they reach a certain seniority,” says Floriane Gramlich, Director of Product/CPO for Zalando Payments, the fintech arm of fashion retailer Zalando. Plenty would agree with her, both inside and outside product management. A 2019 survey of 3,000 full-time Read more »

The power of mentoring - DeVaris Brown on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on January 13, 2021

Some of the most successful people we know credit their mentors for making the difference in their careers. We’ve recently heard great talks from the likes of Barry O’Reilly, Marty Cagan, and Gibson Biddle where they talk about having a ‘personal Board of Directors’.  But how do you go about getting a mentor and getting Read more »

The Value of Mentoring for Product Leaders

BY Eira Hayward on July 3, 2020

Adam Thomas loves to mentor – he jokes that in the multiverse where there’s a million different versions of yourself, “in 40% of them, I would be a teacher”. “I just get a huge kick out of it. I love seeing people understand things, seeing the lights come on.” Adam’s career has seen him progress from Read more »