The Product Maestro Newsletter. We write about Storytelling and Product Management.

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May
04
4 ways to retain your customers

4 ways to retain your customers

You’ve built a great product, it solves a customer pain-point, there is a market need. You have paying customers who see the value. And yet, renewal time comes and you lose them. Why? What are you doing wrong?
6 min read
Apr
27
3 Secrets to Telling Stories Like Steve Jobs

3 Secrets to Telling Stories Like Steve Jobs

In this blog, I will share 3 Steve Job secrets from the book “The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs” and how you can use them to reach storytelling greatness. Read on to learn more.
6 min read
Apr
22
How to shine at work - Storytelling about yourself

How to shine at work - Storytelling about yourself

Great storytellers who sell extraordinary vision sometimes still struggle with storytelling about themselves. They want to appear humble rather than boasting. But there are ways to approach storytelling about yourself to make it feel natural. Learn the 4 ways to introduce yourself.
4 min read
Apr
15
Book Summary for "Thanks for the Feedback" by Sheila Heen and Douglas Stone

Book Summary for "Thanks for the Feedback" by Sheila Heen and Douglas Stone

I recommend this book to anyone who wants to get better at listening, and especially to Product Managers where listening is an essential job function.
7 min read
Apr
08

5 Tips from VPs of Product on Breaking into Product Leadership

Connie Kwan (CPO, Product Maestro) recently sat down to chat VP of Product at ZipRecruiter and Auth0 to discuss their experience transitioning into leadership roles. Learn the 5 takeaways from these seasoned product leaders.
7 min read
Apr
01
How to become a Fractional Executive

How to become a Fractional Executive

A comparison between full time and fractional executives. Find out of Fractional Executive role is for you.
11 min read
Mar
25
How to 10x the STAR method for job interviews with a Story

How to 10x the STAR method for job interviews with a Story

4 min read
Mar
21
How to 10x the STAR method for Job Interview Success

How to 10x the STAR method for Job Interview Success

STAR method falls short. Use STAR and Story to get hired. Three things are different in the STAR and Story example.
6 min read
Mar
18
How to Reach the next stage in your Product Career Path

How to Reach the next stage in your Product Career Path

There are three ways to reach the next stage in your Product Career: Ask for more responsibility. Join a Professional Network. Take a class to Up-skill.
5 min read
Mar
11
Product Career Stalls Survey Results - what 200 Product Leaders have to say

Product Career Stalls Survey Results - what 200 Product Leaders have to say

When do other people feel the stall and how did they escape it? Did they escape it? Why do product Managers stall in their careers? This blog shares the data from this survey.
10 min read