Managing up: Leveraging one-on-one check-ins for your professional development

BY Stephanie Judd on November 17, 2023

Practical advice for product managers left feeling like they are lost and alone in career development Read more »

What's a product leader anyway?

BY Eira Hayward on September 11, 2023

Clear and common structures for product management job titles will help us all better understand our careers, roles, and teams. So why don’t we have them? Read more »

Growing your product career: #mtpcon London highlights

BY Eira Hayward on September 11, 2023

Navigating your product career wherever you are on the ladder can be difficult to nail, especially with no product paths being forged the same. With only five weeks to go until #mtpcon London, here are some of the best nuggets of advice from speakers who have taken to the #mtpcon stage over the years. Read more »

Reflections on my journey to becoming a product manager

BY Titus Chereches on August 3, 2023

When I was about five years old my kindergarten teacher asked my class about our aspirations for the future. While the boys around me eagerly declared their dreams of becoming police officers, firefighters or footballers, I stood tall and declared: I wanna be a product manager. (What I actually said was I want to be Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: In my humble opinion by Thor Mitchell

BY Eira Hayward on June 18, 2023

It’s important for product managers to remember to be humble. This talk from Thor Mitchell at MTP Engage Manchester lays out why Read more »

Are you thinking about your internal product as a commercial product?

BY Mark Bailes on June 15, 2023

Some sound advice for product managers who want to transition from internal to commercial products and make the most of the experience they already have Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: The PMwheel – a compass for the product manager development journey

BY Eira Hayward on May 21, 2023

This week’s Sunday Rewind goes back to a 2020 post from product coach Petra Wille that explains her framework “The PMwheel”, and how to use it to understand a product manager’s responsibilities. Read more »

February's top product management content

BY Eira Hayward on February 28, 2023

From case studies to pricing strategies and career advice, February was another month of wide-ranging articles from Mind the Product, with something for everyone, no matter where they are in their product career. Read on to catch up on popular content that you may have missed. Read more »

Vidya Srinivasan: An original product manager

BY Eira Hayward on February 27, 2023

Vidya Srinivasan has many strings to her bow. She’s a senior product manager, public speaker, patent holder, a diversity and inclusion advocate and a classically trained Indian singer who has spent her career to date working for big tech companies. She went from a master’s in computer science to an internship at Microsoft where she Read more »

Domain expert or practice expert: Your product management career

BY Emily Tate on February 9, 2023

What sort of product expert do you want to be? In the first of a regular series, Mind the Product’s own Emily Tate offers some insights for product people pondering their career choices One of the most common questions I get when talking to product managers about their career path is, should I become an Read more »