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SUNDAY REWIND: Keeping your stakeholder relationships in CREDiT

BY Louron Pratt on January 16, 2022

In this Sunday Rewind episode, we look back to when Leadership coach Julia Whitney, shared her words of wisdom on keeping your stakeholder relationships through her CREDiT model. […] Read more »

Managing “must-do” initiatives in empowered teams

BY Eira Hayward on January 10, 2022 for MTP Leader Members

Empowered teams are made up of self-sufficient groups of people working together towards specific goals. They have the authority, experience, responsibility and skills to act on their own decisions for their organisation. From time to time, however, there will be things that you, as product leader, need to tell them to do. What do you […] Read more »

How to encourage change by building trust

BY Eira Hayward on September 27, 2021 for MTP Leader Members

Relationships based on trust are vital in business. When you have the trust of your team you see morale lift and motivation soar, and without it things can easily become chaotic. How do you build trust as a leader and how can that help to encourage positive change in your organisation? Below, we speak to […] Read more »

Managing misaligned stakeholders

BY Andres Phillips on June 11, 2021 for Prioritised Members

In this #mtpcon Digital APAC session, Product Leadership Consultant Rich Mironov explains how to prioritize ticket requests and define a strategy for dealing with misaligned stakeholders within an organization. As Rich points out, requests can come in various categories with different metrics and rationales. It’s, therefore, up to product managers to figure out a way to […] Read more »

So long stakeholder problems

BY Imogen Schels on March 23, 2021

In this blog post, we revisit an episode of Mindset in which Singapore-based Tamara Moona, Associate Director of Product at Pivotal Labs, and Priscilla Nu, Head of Digital Experience and Design at SP Group, share their advice on developing organisational alignment and tackling issues with stakeholders. Product practice is relatively new in many regions around the world, […] Read more »

How to be Bad at Product Development - Josh Mahoney

BY Chris Massey on January 21, 2021

Josh Mahoney draws on his experiences of being inspired to solve real problems for real people and talks to ProductTank San Francisco about the dissonance between that drive to solve problems, and the reality of so many product roles. Surely the way to create great products that solve real problems is very straightforward: Create a better […] Read more »

The State of the Product - Susana Lopes on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on November 4, 2020

We first saw Onfido’s Susana Lopes talk about how she used the State of the Product presentation to manage stakeholders and drive alignment at London’s Product Camp. She’s since written two great articles on the subject (Tools to Help Product Managers Think Strategically and Commercially Part 1 and Part 2), and she joins us on […] Read more »

Yes, Product Managers Should Project Manage

BY Victor wu on October 29, 2020

It’s a truism that product managers should not be project managers. They are different disciplines requiring different skill sets. But practically, as a product manager, you probably do at least some minimum amount of project management in your daily work, perhaps even to your frustration and dissatisfaction!  In this article, I address this apparent dissonance, […] Read more »

Mindset – Being Empowered To Manage Your Stakeholders With Papa Akuffo

BY Rosemary King on September 11, 2020 for Prioritised Members

Watch on YouTube | Watch on Vimeo | View other Mindset episodes Rosemary King welcomes Papa Akuffo to Mindset. Papa is currently Product Management Lead at Ideo. He previously held senior product roles at Pivotal Labs. In this episode, Papa and Rosemary discuss stakeholders, the importance of qualitative, human data, and draw from their own […] Read more »

A case study: The hidden costs of constantly shipping new things

BY Michal Bugno on August 25, 2020

In this guest post, CTO Michal Bungo shares real-world examples to explain how you can avoid the dangers of shipping products too fast. […] Read more »