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Let go of past success to achieve extraordinary results by Barry O'Reilly

BY Imogen Schels on May 5, 2020

In his recent talk, as part of Mind the Product APAC, Barry O’Reilly, author of Unlearn & Lean Enterprise, explained how we can all break the cycle of our learned behaviours to achieve success, even in this time of chaos. In this post, we provide a detailed overview of his talk, sharing his advice, suggestions Read more »

Georgie Smallwood on Product Culture, Leadership and Fintech

BY Eira Hayward on May 5, 2020

Georgie Smallwood has a lot to say about the different ways that product management is practised around the world. In a product career that has taken her from Australia to Hong Kong and to Europe, she’s currently Chief Product Officer for Berlin-based challenger bank N26. She’s spent her eight years in Product working for a Read more »

Digital Accessibility - a guide for product managers

BY Imogen Schels on May 5, 2020

In light of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) (21 May 2020) and, at a time where digital products are very much in the spotlight, we’re digging deep into digital accessibility to better understand how we, as product managers, can improve our digital products. In brief Digital accessibility is about making sure a product can be Read more »

Stuck in the Middle: Mastering Stakeholder Management by Emily Tate

BY Jon Horvath on March 6, 2020

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Mind the Product’s Chief of Staff, Emily Tate describes how, as product people, we often find ourselves stuck in the middle of difficult negotiations, and while making everyone happy isn’t our goal, mastering stakeholder management is key to building successful products. Key Points: Stakeholders are your process users, they Read more »

Look to the Left By Dave Wascha

BY Andres Phillips on February 3, 2020

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Dave Wascha, then Chief Product Officer at Moonpig, shares with us some insight on solving customer problems by mapping them out and then looking forward and back in time as they relate to one another. His key points include: Understanding customer problems Looking to the left How far to the Read more »

The spaces in between by Brendan Dawes

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 27, 2019

In this #mtpcon London talk, artist and designer Brendan Dawes discusses the spaces between analog and digital, and how we should use universal themes to connect with people and get the best out of our products and ideas. Key points Combining things that already exist is a great way to create something that’s truly new Read more »

Helping Teams to be Successful by Ezinne Udezue

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 20, 2019

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, VP Product Management at Procore Technologies Ezinne Udezue explains that it’s vital for product managers to create the right conditions for their teams to be successful. She examines the ways in which this can be achieved. Key Points Product managers must create the conditions for their teams to be Read more »

The Importance of Being Clear by Lindsey Jayne

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 13, 2019

In this #mtpcon London talk, Lindsey Jayne, former VP Product at Monzo, discusses the importance of writing clearly in order to make better decisions and diversify thinking. Key points There is too much noise in our working lives – we are bombarded by words and thoughts which are difficult to understand By being clearer in Read more »

The Secret Sauce to Hiring Great Product People by Kate Leto

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 6, 2019

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 »

Designing Meaningful Human Experiences by Kate O'Neill

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 29, 2019

In this #mtpcon London keynote, Kate O’Neill, founder of KO Insights, considers the question: How can humanity prepare for an increasingly machine, tech and data-driven future? Key Points We need to prepare society for an increasingly tech and data-driven future We must build products that create meaningful human experiences now and in the future To Read more »