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How am I Doing? Thoughts on Evaluating Product Managers

BY Rosemary King on February 25, 2021

When you hit a certain level in your product career, a big part of your job becomes managing your team(s) rather than actually doing the work.  It’s rare that this shift is ever formally ushered in, and it’s very rare that managers of product managers are ever given formal training. Managers of product managers or […] Read more »

Practical Advice for Product Managers Working With Startup Founders

BY Shaw Li on December 22, 2020

Product managers who have never worked with founders often find their first experience a bit jarring. “f**ked” and “crazy” have definitely been thrown around. But “crazy” is a label we use when we don’t understand. What makes working with founders challenging and different from other executives? What do founders do? Founders at early stage startups […] Read more »

Yes, Product Managers Should Project Manage

BY Victor wu on October 29, 2020

It’s a truism that product managers should not be project managers. They are different disciplines requiring different skill sets. But practically, as a product manager, you probably do at least some minimum amount of project management in your daily work, perhaps even to your frustration and dissatisfaction!  In this article, I address this apparent dissonance, […] Read more »

Leading Teams to Success - Christina Wodtke on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on July 29, 2020

Teaching something is hard – to do it well, you need both an incredible command of the subject and great communication skills. Teaching in the form of a narrative story? That’s another level of difficulty and in her new book, The Team That Managed Itself: A Story Of Leadership, Christina Wodtke does just that. Drawing […] Read more »

The Product People We Want to Be - What We Learned at MTP Engage

BY Jon Horvath on February 8, 2020

This week (6-7 February), MTP Engage Manchester 2020 saw over 500 product people descend upon the iconic Manchester Central to immerse themselves in two days of product learning. On Thursday, things kicked off with a range of deep-dive workshops and leadership discussions, followed by the conference on Friday. Let’s take a look at some of the many […] Read more »