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In My Humble Opinion by Thor Mitchell

BY Nathan Langley on May 8, 2020

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Thor Mitchell, a product management coach and former CPO of Crowdcube, explains the importance of humility for product managers. Key points To be a great product manager, recognise what you know what you have yet to learn Understand that, in reality, you’re not all that, and that’s ok Be […] Read more »

Transitioning to Product from a Functional Role

BY Andres Phillips on January 16, 2020

If you speak to five product managers about how they got their jobs, you’re likely to receive five different answers. Transitioning from a functional role such as marketing or engineering to product can seem daunting, especially if your education and experience aren’t specifically tailored to product, but it can be done. Why Is Product Management […] Read more »

The Secret Sauce to Hiring Great Product People by Kate Leto

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 6, 2019 for Prioritised Members

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 »

What do you Need to be an Outstanding Product Manager by Patrick Roelofs

BY Patrick Roelofs on August 2, 2019

Click CC for subtitles in English What do you need to be an outstanding product manager? This is one of the key questions for every product organisation and it is also one that this talk from MTP Engage Hamburg tries – at least to some extent – to answer. I share some of the issues […] Read more »

Why Listening is Crucial to Product - and How to do it Better

BY Lisa Rogoff on January 29, 2019

As a recovering product manager turned executive coach, I’ve found that there’s actually quite a bit of overlap between building and launching successful products and supporting individuals in gaining self-awareness and building leadership skills. In both worlds, it’s critical to understand the system, have a solid strategy, be able to provide ongoing support, and measure […] Read more »

Learning in Product - Ellen Chisa (ProductTank NYC)

BY Tremis Skeete on March 9, 2017

Ellen Chisa has an educational background in engineering and is currently working on her MBA at Harvard Business School. She has worked for companies like Microsoft and Kickstarter, and is currently the VP of Product at Lola. They connect travelers to travel agents for hotels, restaurants, and any other travelling needs. In her ProductTank NYC […] Read more »

11 Things Your Dev Team Wants From You

BY Lorian Leong on July 6, 2016

Christin Gorman kick starts Product Tank Oslo’s February event with an animated discussion of what product managers can do to help developers in their day-to-day work. Gorman is a programmer at Kodemaker and voted the most popular lightning talk from Javazone 2011. Here are some key highlights from her talk: Eye on the prize Ideas […] Read more »