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Self-care and stress management for product leaders by Dominique Jost

BY Eira Hayward on October 20, 2021 for Prioritised Members

In this interactive and highly personal talk from #mtpengage Hamburg, product leader Dominique Jost looks at ways in which product leaders can take care of their mental health. His key points include: Product people need to be able to protect who they are in a way that lets them create value for the business. Stress […] Read more »

Leadership Mistakes and How to Avoid Them: Advice From Tanya Cordrey

BY Imogen Schels on September 2, 2020 for MTP Leader Members

In the first of our membership AMAs, exclusively for MTP Leaders, we were joined by Tanya Cordrey, the former Chief Digital Officer at Guardian News and Media. Drawing on her experience, Tanya revealed her seven biggest leadership mistakes, then took questions from the group. Watch the whole, interactive session again, or read on for a […] Read more »

The Product Manager's Role: Learnings from the #mtpcon Session Speakers

BY Imogen Schels on August 12, 2020 for Prioritised Members

At #mtpcon Digital 2020, we were able to enjoy 18 Breakout Session talks, across three days, from some of the best product people around. We’re releasing them all (weekly, in groups). In this selection, take a different look at the product manger’s role in sessions led by Petra Wille, DeVaris Brown and Hope Gurion. Below […] 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 »

Insights from the #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum - Part 1

BY James Gadsby Peet on October 21, 2019

Held in the lovely Barbican Conservatory, this year’s #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum brought together a group of senior product leaders for the type of conversations that can only happen behind closed doors. As a result, all of the issues discussed were under the Chatham House rule, so you won’t see any direct quotes, but […] Read more »

Insights from the #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum - Part 2

BY James Gadsby Peet on October 22, 2019

In Part 2 of our Product Leadership Forum recap, we take a look at yet more insights shared by a group of senior product leaders during #mtpcon 2019 (if you missed Part 1, take a look here). (All of the issues discussed were under the Chatham House rule, so you won’t see any direct quotes, […] Read more »

Great Leaders Know When to Unlearn the Past

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 20, 2018

Good leaders know they need to continuously learn. But great leaders know when to unlearn the past to succeed in the future.Barry O’Reilly, Founder and CEO of ExecCap and Co-Author of Lean Enterprise This month’s Mind the Product Leadership meetup in London was treated to a talk by business advisor and entrepreneur Barry O’Reilly. Here’s […] Read more »

Insights from the #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum

BY James Gadsby Peet on October 30, 2018

The Product Leadership Forum is a chance for senior product professionals to discuss the challenges they face in a safe environment. The product manager role is evolving at pace and this means that there are a range of conversations that are hard to have in public. Here’s some insight into what was discussed at this […] Read more »

Clumsy Colossus or Gentle Giant by Julia Whitney

BY Petra Wille on May 15, 2018

At this year’s MTP Engage conference in Hamburg executive coach Julia Whitney delivered a well-received keynote on psychological safety, as many studies have shown it to be the most critical factor in building high-performance teams. As product managers we can ruin our team’s speed by “threatening” our team members. Most of the time we do so without […] Read more »