Women in Tech

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
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
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
Aug
16

How do I become a Product Manager?

‌ Free members 👋 Hey, Connie here! Welcome to a 🌈 monthly free edition 🌈 of my weekly newsletter. Each week I tackle reader
2 min read
Aug
15

What do managers look for when hiring PMs?

Throughout my PM career I’ve interviewed hundreds of PM candidates. Friends switching to a PM career have asked what
3 min read
May
27

A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment

I took a Coursera class called A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment, which I highly recommend. I was definitely happier
2 min read
May
23

Happier at Home

I read Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin a long time ago and just got around to publishing my notes
1 min read
Feb
08

Google hosts Women Techmakers March 5th 2016

Google is celebrating International Women's Day by hosting a Techmakers conference. Apply to participate at a Google office around the