Constructive Conflict

Clever PM

There are a great many company cultures in the world that go out of their way to avoid conflict of any kind. And, while the intent is good — nobody wants to work in a combative workplace — the common practice of lumping all conflict together into a single bucket and trying to toss it […]. Product Management Communication Culture Do's Facilitation Good PM Influence Interactions Leadership Organization PM Psychology

A Step-by-Step Guide to Constructing a Persona Workshop

Mind the Product

The post A Step-by-Step Guide to Constructing a Persona Workshop appeared first on Mind the Product. Our team is building a product for just one person. Unbelievable! Who is this person? His name is Eric. Eric is a senior developer at a medium-sized software company. With a smooth career path and eight years industry experience, Eric is considered a successful engineer. Eric loves coding and is passionate about new products. Radiohead is his favorite rock band.

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CoConstruct uses productboard to create rewarding experiences for homebuilders & remodelers

ProductBoard

Success stories product management construction product planning product strategy UX design CRM user researchCoConstruct, a software platform for custom homebuilders and remodelers, has always put the customer at the center of their product so the company wanted a tool that allowed the company to surface the right insights to build the right features and tools that their customers need.

How Warby Parker Makes Every Point In Its Employee Lifecycle Extraordinary

First Round Review

Here, Co-founder Dave Gilboa breaks down exactly how they've constructed this culture. Warby Parker is known for being a wonderful place to work. Continue reading at First Round Review »

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

The Product Lifecycle, an introduction

The Product Bistro

However once you graduate to a mid sized company, with multiple products, and, more importantly, multiple divisions or business units, the construct of a PLC is inevitable, and even welcomed. If you work at a startup, or a small company, chances are this three letter acronym is alien to you. PLC is an acronym for […]. product management essentials

When Push Comes to Shove – Picking Your Battles

Clever PM

In many organizations, conflict is part and parcel of the culture — some conflict can be constructive, some destructive, but most of it can just be downright annoying. And, because we often sit right in the middle of all of the random agendas, battles of ego, and emotional storms that can rage throughout the company, […]. Product Management Authority Communication Culture Do's Good PM Influence Interactions Leadership Organization PM Psychology Strategy

Empowering Development Teams

Roman Pichler

But it also means learning to effectively collaborate, constructively deal with conflicts , and make joint decisions. Offer constructive feedback, address issues and concerns, and help resolve them. Show People that You Care.

Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders and Team Members

Roman Pichler

But bear in mind that negative thoughts and emotions cloud your perception; they will make it difficult to have a constructive conversation with Jane. Think of moments when you saw Jane help others, make a constructive contribution, or commit other acts of kindness.

Tips for Growing a Product Management Team

Roman Pichler

How skilled are they in constructively resolving conflicts and collaborative decision-making ? Organise Around Products. In order to grow your product management team, start by reviewing your product portfolio.

Dealing with Difficult Emotions in Product Management

Roman Pichler

To constructively deal with difficult feelings, we must become aware of them and learn to accept them. Why Difficult Emotions Matter Particularly for Product People. We may not like difficult emotions like confusion, frustration, anger, envy, sadness, and worry, but we all experience them.

Horse Before the Cart – An Outcome-Oriented Approach to SAFe® Transformations Presented at Agile2019

Agile Velocity

Then, attendees used SAFe ® constructs to realize the capabilities in order to achieve the desired business objective. The ability to map agile transformation outcomes, agile capabilities, and SAFe ® constructs to lead an organization towards a desired business objective. Horse Before the Cart – An Outcome-Oriented Approach to SAFe® Transformations | Mike Hall | Agile2019 from Agile Velocity. Leaders often ask, “Will implementing SAFe ® lead to my desired outcome?”

Tips for Growing a Product Management Team

Roman Pichler

How skilled are they in constructively resolving conflicts and collaborative decision-making ? Organise Around Products. In order to grow your product management team, start by reviewing your product portfolio.

Shifting from Projects to Products: A Hero’s Journey

Product Culture

Here’s the money quote: A project is an organizing construct for internal labor. Customers aren’t delighted by your organizing construct. My friend Jason Scherschligt wrote one of my favorite product culture articles.

Introducing the Modus Create 2020 Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Modus Create

Providing the EIR an honest and constructive sounding board for alignment of the value proposition to rapidly changing market conditions. Introducing Larelle Clarke, our first Entrepreneur-in-Residence! Announcing the Modus Create EIR Program.

How to Overcome 6 Key Product Leadership Challenges

Roman Pichler

Additionally, increase your ability to constructively deal with disagreements and learn to resolve conflicts so that nobody is left feeling frustrated or hurt. No Transactional Power.

4 Myths About Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe)

Agile Velocity

RUP has 4 project lifecycle phases – Inception, Elaboration, Construction, and Transition. RUP also points out that iterative development should be used during the Construction phase. Within each layer is a set of roles, constructs, and events.

Brainrants on Product Leadership

Mironov Consulting

Building constructive cross-functional relationships. In support of Leading The Product , Ivy Hornibrook and I did an hour-long interview that Brainmates turned into three linked posts: [1] Rich Talks About Bad and Good Product Management includes discussion of.

Understand Your Power To Claim Your Value (Part 2 of 3)

bpma ProductHub

The key to managing constructive conflict in a comfortable way is something that Stephen Covey fans will recognize – Seek first to understand. Bullying and name dropping expose you as someone who does not know how to manage conflict constructively and relies on others for influence.

Design at the convergence of digital and material realities

Product Bookshelf

Objects can now be constructed in layers to create a complete artifact in one piece. Obvious Construction. Obvious Construction is the evolution of the Rationalist design language. Obvious Construction is a counter-balance to this digital opacity which pervades our lives.

4 Myths About Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe)

Agile Velocity

RUP has 4 project lifecycle phases – Inception, Elaboration, Construction, and Transition. RUP also points out that iterative development should be used during the Construction phase. Within each layer is a set of roles, constructs, and events.

Creativity by Scott Berkun

Mind the Product

The word “ build ” originally comes from using atoms to construct things. It’s hardly surprising, given a beautiful stone and brick city with wide promenades, and how the tower must have looked during its construction.

Modus Create Turns Nine

Modus Create

Instead, we sought to construct a company based on what we experienced when working on distributed software development teams. Whenever my co-founder Pat and I discuss Modus, we describe our company as a platform for success.

Scaling the Product and the Team by Rachael Shah

Mind the Product

Most important was the building of processes around constructive feedback. In this talk from MTP Engage Manchester , Rachael Shah, Delivery Lead at the Co-op , challenges us to think holistically about scaling our products, and that means including our teams in our thinking.

Why it is important as a product manager to have a mentor

The Product Coalition

A mentor is there to honestly tell you the areas you should grow into and spot your weaknesses, always through constructive conversations. That constructive criticism helps a mentee see things for themselves that otherwise they wouldn’t.

How to estimate the weight of a round shaped steel bar

Mind the Product

In this construction video tutorial, you will learn the detailed method for estimating the weight of mild steel round bar with the plug chugging formula.

Building Great Products With a Highly Skilled PM Team – Secrets from a Product Leader

280 Group

Give meaningful and constructive feedback : most Product Managers I have worked with appreciate not only positive feedback, but also honest feedback on how they can improve.

4 Daily Scrum Tips for Product Owners & Product Managers

Roman Pichler

If you are concerned about the sprint progress, then say so in a honest but constructive way. Tip #1: Know what it’s all about. The Daily Scrum meeting, sometimes also referred to as stand-up meeting, wants to help the development team manage its work.

Why Product Trios Should Interview Customers Together

Product Talk

Now if you think you are immune to motivated reasoning, Duke explains, “the smarter you are, the better you are at constructing a narrative that supports your beliefs, rationalizing and framing the data to fit your argument or point of view.”

Engaging in Product Debates

Sachin Rekhi

It turns out expressing a dissenting opinion and constructively coalescing on a better solution requires the skillful practice of the art of discourse by all participants. So I wanted to share some of the best practices I've learned to make product debates constructive and valuable.

Our DNA: the Original Modern City by Mike Perls

Mind the Product

Adamson was a Victorian engineer and the driving force behind the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal, which connects Manchester to the coast at Liverpool.

How to make data-driven design work for you

Mixpanel

You can convince someone to back out of their feedback, or even better, help them make the feedback more constructive. As creatives, there are few things we hate more than hearing, “Make the logo bigger,” “Put everything above the fold,” and “Make the words pop!”.

Technologists and Product Managers: Focus on Business Value

Surya Suravarapu

For product discovery or optimization, the same constructs won't work. Zoom-in on ‘Why’. Business value is related to many factors, such as customer satisfaction, retention, and new acquisition.

Distributed Transaction Tracing: How to Detect Application Performance Issues at The Code Level

eG Innovations

Code-level issues include bugs in the code constructs, such as long waits, poor iterations, inefficient code algorithms, unhandled exceptions, bad choice of data structures, etc.

Behind the Product: What to Do When Your Demo Cracks—Tesla Cybertruck

280 Group

Practice the demo multiple times : After a few times on your own, bring in an audience to get feedback and constructive criticism to tune and refine the demo and your script.

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Making Consensus-based Product Decisions

Roman Pichler

Participating in this process can be difficult: it requires that people tolerate ambiguity, constructively deal with conflict, let go of their own ideas, and embrace someone else’s suggestion. Benefits and Limitations.

Women In Product Management You Should Be Following

Mixpanel

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