Product Management

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
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
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
Feb
26
3 ways women can overcome the leadership double bind with storytelling

3 ways women can overcome the leadership double bind with storytelling

Female leaders are held to a higher standard for competency yet often reap smaller rewards than men. Women cannot take charge without being seen as aggressive. The same take-charge attitude in a man would be seen as proactive. It's the double bind.
6 min read
Apr
18

Great Product Managers are not experts on the product, but on the customer

I found two great quotes from Abhishek at Freshdesk's excellent article. Thought I'd share. The article feels like a sales
Sep
26
Agile is a mindset not a methodology

Agile is a mindset not a methodology

"Agile is a mindset not a technology.' That's what the head of a 500 person org at SAS said to me once.
2 min read
Sep
19
Obama’s Female Staffers Came Up With a Genius Strategy to Make Sure Their Voices Were Heard

Obama’s Female Staffers Came Up With a Genius Strategy to Make Sure Their Voices Were Heard

A fellow female manager at work shared this article with me that was brilliant. Use 'amplification' to make sure female
1 min read