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How to Lead a High-performing Product Team

BY Michael Morris on March 10, 2020

As a product leader, what qualities do you need to cultivate to be able to ensure your team performs to the best of its abilities? Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about teams – what is a team, team formation and development, cross-functional teams, and leading teams. I think we can all agree that not Read more »

10 top Tips From Product's Finest Leaders

BY Imogen Schels on January 9, 2020

Here you’ll discover 10 pieces of advice from past Mind the Product leadership forums, from the very best leaders* in the business along with supporting ideas from members of the Mind the Product community. (*As our leadership forums are conducted under the Chatham House rule, you’ll not see any direct quotes from our forums. However, Read more »

Rethinking the Product Mindset by Sandhya Hedge

BY Andres Phillips on December 30, 2019

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Sandhya Hedge, Global VP of Marketing at Amplitude, tells us how to become a better product manager by rethinking your mindset. Watch the video to see her talk in full. Or read on for an overview of her key points: How d you know if you’re a good manager? The right 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 »

5 Product Management Hacks for Product Leaders

BY Scott Colfer on November 21, 2019

As a product leader, you are the product manager for a leadership team, and the tricks you learned in product teams remain valuable, they just need a little tweak. Here, to help you, are five product management tricks and tools for every product leader. 1. Value Proposition A value proposition helps us to focus on Read more »

Product Leadership in Financial Services by Hakim Mendjeli

BY Andres Phillips on November 11, 2019

What is product leadership? In this ProductTank London talk, Hakim Mendjeli – Managing Director of French Digital, shares his perspective and experience as a practitioner of product leadership in the financial services industry. Watch the video to see his talk in full, or read on for an overview of his key points: An overview of Read more »

Why is Psychological Safety at Odds With the Way We Work?

BY Matt LeMay on August 6, 2019

In order to prepare for a talk I delivered at Mind the Product’s 2019 Leadership Forum in San Francisco I’ve spent the last couple of weeks applying the lens of psychological safety to the things I’ve experienced and witnessed in my product career. And I keep coming back to a messy but seemingly unavoidable conclusion: Read more »

Why Product Thinking is the Future for Product Management

BY Sebastian Saboune on February 12, 2019

I believe the future of product management is product thinking. And product coaching is how we get there. I have worked with in product for most of my career. Building products for big corporates, small startups and scale-ups. Mostly I have been on the consulting side, meaning I have always had to hand over what Read more »

Creating Good Roadmaps: 6 Practical Steps for Product Leaders

BY Matt Walton on February 15, 2018

Much has been written about the process of creating product roadmaps, not least the six great articles written by my own team. But there has been surprisingly little written about a product leader’s role in the process. I believe the actions of a product leader all too often are the root cause of a “bad” roadmap. Without Read more »