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Product management books to read in 2023

BY Eira Hayward on January 16, 2023

What’s on your bookshelf? Reading is an essential occupation for any product manager who wants to keep learning and developing their skills and stay current. As Fran Lebowitz famously said, “think before you speak, read before you think”. Although it’s a relatively young profession, product management has already spawned some pretty classic reference works. So […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Why you need to know about different product manager types

BY Eira Hayward on January 15, 2023

This week’s Sunday Rewind from Lilia Gorbachik looks at the many types of product manager and why it’s important to understand how all these roles can differ when you’re talking to other PMs or looking for a job. It can knock your confidence if you don’t understand the difference, she says: “It appears that you do […] Read more »

How I got my job in product - Karen Velasquez, Product Manager Signable

BY Eira Hayward on January 3, 2023

Karen Velasquez is a product manager who has been working at electronic signature provider Signable for the last 18 months. Here’s how she got her job in product. How did you find out about the job and why did the role appeal to you? I saw it advertised on LinkedIn. It was local, I felt […] Read more »

How to break into product management

BY Naimeesha Murthy on November 29, 2022

In this extensive guide for aspiring product managers, Naimeesha Murthy, Product Leader and Founder of Products by Women covers everything from the common types of product specializations, skills and competencies needed to become and succeed as a product manager and communities and opportunities to tap into to begin your journey. […] Read more »

Making the leap from IC to Manager - Melika Hope on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on October 12, 2022

What makes a great manager and what are the most important factors in making the leap to leading a team? In this weeks’ podcast episode, Lily and Randy were joined by the amazing Melike Hope, Product Director at Twitter, to talk all about managing people and scaling your career. […] Read more »

Humility and personal resilience in product - MTP Engage Hamburg 2022

BY Shaun Russell on August 29, 2022

In these two talks from MTP Engage Hamburg, Thor Mitchell, Head of Platform at Miro, and Holly Donohue, Chief Product Officer at Purple, share two different perspectives on the mental qualities you need as a Product Manager. Watch the two sessions in full below or read on for the key points. […] Read more »

Product career special part 2: Making a change

BY Eira Hayward on June 13, 2022

Maybe you’re thinking about a change – moving industries, moving from a startup to an enterprise or vice versa, or just looking for somewhere where you can add more value? In this second part of our career special we talk to some product leaders about what they look for when hiring. We also address some […] Read more »

Product career special: making a change

BY Eira Hayward on June 6, 2022

Maybe you’re thinking about a change – moving industries, moving from a startup to an enterprise or vice versa, or looking for somewhere where you can add more value. How do you decide where to go next and how do you go about it? We speak to some senior product people to get their thoughts […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: How I moved from engineering into product management

BY Louron Pratt on May 29, 2022

What does it take for an engineer to become a product manager? In this Sunday Rewind post, we look back at a post by Victor Kosonen, Product Leader at NetSuite, who explained how he made the transition. […] Read more »

The 5 ways product management prepares you to become a CEO by Kristina Walcker-Mayer

BY Andres Phillips on April 26, 2022

In this #mtpcon London+EMEA session, Kristina Walcker-Mayer, CEO at Nuri, explains how being a product manager provides a great apprenticeship to becoming a CEO. […] Read more »